English Style Cap
Arts of the Americas
On View: Arts of the Americas Galleries, 5th Floor
Velvet, cloth, beads
Including front flap: 11 1/4 × 6 × 7 7/8 in. (28.6 × 15.2 × 20 cm) (show scale)
Gift of the Edward J. Guarino Collection in memory of Edgar J. Guarino
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Iroquois. English Style Cap, ca. 1880-1900. Velvet, cloth, beads, Including front flap: 11 1/4 × 6 × 7 7/8 in. (28.6 × 15.2 × 20 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Edward J. Guarino Collection in memory of Edgar J. Guarino, 2016.11.16. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.2016.11.16_view01.jpg)
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Black velvet cap covered with beaded floral and geometric designs. There are decorated tabs along either side that goes from front to back with a space open in the back. These tabs have a floral design consisting of a center flower in white and clear beads with yellow and gold and blue with light blue leaves. Extending from the leaves are stems in pink and red. The crown of the cap has a plain band across it from ear to ear. The front and back top areas are decorated with a three floral designs in red with pink, yellow with gold, green, blue with light blue and white with clear. The floral pattern on the front and back are ringed with white beads. The top is ringed with white beads and has a vertical line of blue and light blue beads extending from the white towards the center of the cap. The tabs are trimmed with red cloth while the front flap is trimmed with blue.
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