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Cap Date: 19th century Culture: probably American Medium: cotton Dimensions: Height: 6 1/4 in. (15.9 cm) Credit Line: Gift of W. Robert LaVi...
Mobcap  1785-1798  The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Cap Date: early 19th century Culture: American Medium: cotton
Cotton, American or European, early 19th century. The Met, accession nr. C.I.69.32.15
Cap Date: ca. 1830 Culture: American Medium: cotton, silk
White mull cap American, first half of 19th century United States DIMENSIONS 36 x 29 cm (14 3/16 x 11 7/16 in.) MEDIUM OR TECHNIQUE Cotton m...
Morning Cap: 1837, cotton. "The proper 19th century woman wore various forms of headwear throughout the day and evening. Unstructured, finely decorated cotton caps such as this were worn in the morning hours with the informal attire appropriate for the early part of the day...The streamers, known as "follow me lads" or "flirtation ribbons" add a coquettish touch as well."
Cap, 1810–20, American, cotton  "The close-fitting helmet shape of this cap was one of several fashionable headwear silhouettes of the first decade of the 19th century. The look would have been completed by small curls framing the face. It might also have been worn under a larger bonnet, which produced a different upper silhouette.  The geometric piecing and allover intricate embroidery pattern are typical of the best examples of the empire period's embroidered cotton garments and…
regency style infants bonnet
1802 Evening bonnet A well-preserved example of early 19th century headwear, this bonnet typifies a classic high-style shape of the period. The rich velvet and silk ribbon used would perfectly suit a formal evening ensemble, as opposed to the lighter cottons and linens frequently used in day bonnets and caps. Both the use of velvet and the orientation of the ribbons slightly mimic a Gothic Renaissance turban style which was well-liked at the time.
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