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Cap (headgear)

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1800-1829 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Cotton embroidery on net

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Lewis F. Day

  • Museum number:

    T.268-1929

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

White cotton embroidery in satin stitch and trailing on net. Hood-shaped with a close floral pattern consisting of a wreath on the crown within a large star device. The remaining space is filled with flowers and leafy stems.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1800-1829 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Cotton embroidery on net

Dimensions

Height: 6 in, Depth: 6 in

Object history note

Registered File no. 9901/1926. Brought from America.

Descriptive line

Child's cap with whitework embroidery; England; 1800-1829.

Materials

Cotton thread; Net (textile)

Techniques

Embroidered; Sewing

Subjects depicted

Stems; Flowers

Categories

Hats & headwear; Children's clothes; Embroidery; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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