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Nightcap

ca. 1600 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Man's unfinished nightcap of very fine linen, embroidered with black silk. It is made of 1 piece, 1 side straight, the other cut with 4 triangular pieaks. The cap is worked in speckling and stem stitches; the seams embroidered with cross stitch


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Linen, silk; hand-woven, hand-embroidered
Brief Description
Man's unfinished nightcap of blackwork, 1600c, English
Physical Description
Man's unfinished nightcap of very fine linen, embroidered with black silk. It is made of 1 piece, 1 side straight, the other cut with 4 triangular pieaks. The cap is worked in speckling and stem stitches; the seams embroidered with cross stitch
Dimensions
  • Length: 18.5cm (approx)
  • Width: 53.5cm (approx)
Collection
Accession Number
T.10-1950

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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