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Object Name Cap
Date 1830-1850
Description Woman's cap of sheer ivory cotton gauze. Gathered crown with embroidered fleur-de-lis pattern. Embroidered circles and flowers on brim. Ruffle around entire edge; brim trimmed with narrow band of lace. Two net ties.
(Keywords: Fashion, Accessory, Bonnet, Hat, New York)
Acquisition From Edward A. Warner
Ownership and History This cap descended in the Caleb Lyon family of Rossville, Staten Island.
Earliest Date 1830
Latest Date 1850
Subjects Clothing & dress
Embroidery
Lexicon Sub-category Clothing -- Headwear
Associated People Lyon, Caleb
Catalog Number 77.007.0059
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by The Coby Foundation, 2009.
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