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Cap

Date:
1850–70
Culture:
German (Bavarian)
Medium:
wool, silk, linen
Credit Line:
Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; A. Augustus Healy Fund, 1926
Accession Number:
2009.300.2311
Not on view
The lively embroidery employed in this Bavarian cap, combined with glittering bugle beads creates a striking effect. Because of the strain placed on them during wear, original ribbons are rare for this type of hat making it particularly special.
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