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Medium:
Medium: wool embroidery on linen and cotton ground, silk binding, silk and metallic tassel Technique: embroidered using chain, buttonhole and stem stitches on plain weave Label: linen and cotton embroidered with wool in chain, buttonhole and stem stitches; silk binding, silk and metallic tassel
Dimensions:
H x diam.: 22.9 x 17.8 cm (9 x 7 in.)
Type:
costume & accessories
Nightcap
Made in:
France
Date:
18th century
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Man's nightcap made of four panels of undyed ribbed cotton with fairly deep cuff, piped along four seams and top of cuff with blue silk; topped with silk and metallic tassel. Embroidered with bright crewel wool yarns in chain stitch with symmetrical flower spray in each panel, floral scroll along cuff. Unlined.
Credit Line:
Gift of Richard C. Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline E. Greenleaf
Accession Number:
1952-47-3
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4d1d42082-4e7c-4046-b474-97394e1863de
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1952-47-3