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English Style Cap

Arts of the Americas

On View: Arts of the Americas Galleries, 5th Floor
CULTURE Iroquois
MEDIUM Velvet, cloth, beads
GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATIONS
DATES ca. 1880-1900
DIMENSIONS Including front flap: 11 1/4 × 6 × 7 7/8 in. (28.6 × 15.2 × 20 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Arts of the Americas Galleries, 5th Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER 2016.11.16
CREDIT LINE Gift of the Edward J. Guarino Collection in memory of Edgar J. Guarino
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION 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)
IMAGE overall, CUR.2016.11.16_view01.jpg., 2016
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION 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. Condition: good.
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Iroquois. <em>English Style Cap</em>, 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)