Arts of the Americas
Velvet, cloth, beads
8 1/4 × 6 1/2 × 5 1/4 in. (21 × 16.5 × 13.3 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of the Edward J. Guarino Collection in memory of Josephine M. Guarino
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Woodlands. Child's Cap, ca. 1890s. Velvet, cloth, beads, 8 1/4 × 6 1/2 × 5 1/4 in. (21 × 16.5 × 13.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Edward J. Guarino Collection in memory of Josephine M. Guarino, 2016.11.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.TL2016.18.2_view1.jpg)
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Child's cap of rose-colored velvet lined with beige fabric and decorated with multicolored floral designs. The opening and back are edged with wavy rows of clear beads sewn down with metallic(?) thread. There are rows of dashes of black beads along the bottom and the head opening. The back of the cap is decorated with a beaded 6-petal flower. The bead colors are white, clear, yellow, pink, gold, turquoise, green, blue, and black.
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