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Cap

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1800-1850 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Machine-made net, embroidered with linen thread

  • Museum number:

    974-1902

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Cap of machine-made net, embroidered with white linen thread. The crown is semé with a pattern of flowerets. The pleated border, which is double in front, has a repeating row of leafy devices along the edge with small detached floral stems above.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1800-1850 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Machine-made net, embroidered with linen thread

Dimensions

Diameter: 14.75 in, Depth: 13.5 in

Object history note

Purchased. Registered File number 90838/1902.

Descriptive line

Cap, machine-made net, embroidered with linen thread, English, 1800-50.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Ackermann, Costume of the Ladies of England, 1820-1829, p. 160. Morning Dress, 1827.

Materials

Linen thread; Net (textile)

Techniques

Machine made netting; Embroidering

Subjects depicted

Floral patterns

Categories

Clothing; Hats & headwear

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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