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Cap (Headgear)

1600-1629 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Linen cap for a man, embroidered with a scrolling floral design in black silk, gold thread and gilt spangles.


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Linen embroidered with silk, gold thread and gilt spangles
Brief Description
Cap for a man, linen embroidered with a scrolling floral design in black silk, gold thread and gilt spangles, made in England, 1600-1629
Physical Description
Linen cap for a man, embroidered with a scrolling floral design in black silk, gold thread and gilt spangles.
Dimensions
  • Crown to brim length: 21.5cm (approx)
  • Outside brim circumference: 54.0cm (approx)
  • On support height: 19.5cm (approx)
  • Support diameter: 17.0cm (approx)
Bibliographic Reference
John Lea Nevinson, Catalogue of English Domestic Embroidery of the Sixteenth & Seventeenth Centuries, Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Textiles, London: HMSO, 1938, pp.85-86
Collection
Accession Number
814-1891

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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