English Style Cap
Arts of the Americas
Velvet, cloth, beads, ribbon
Including front flap: 6 1/4 × 6 1/2 × 9 × 9 1/4 in. (15.9 × 16.5 × 22.9 × 23.5 cm) (show scale)
This item is not on view
Gift of the Edward J. Guarino Collection in honor of David Feils
You may download and use Brooklyn Museum images of this three-dimensional work in accordance with a Creative Commons license
. Fair use, as understood under the United States Copyright Act, may also apply.
Please include caption information from this page and credit the Brooklyn Museum. If you need a high resolution file, please fill out our online application form
For further information about copyright, we recommend resources at the United States Library of Congress
, Cornell University
, Copyright and Cultural Institutions: Guidelines for U.S. Libraries, Archives, and Museums
, and Copyright Watch
For more information about the Museum's rights project, including how rights types are assigned, please see our blog posts on copyright
If you have any information regarding this work and rights to it, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Iroquois. English Style Cap, ca. 1880-1890. Velvet, cloth, beads, ribbon, Including front flap: 6 1/4 × 6 1/2 × 9 × 9 1/4 in. (15.9 × 16.5 × 22.9 × 23.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Edward J. Guarino Collection in honor of David Feils, 2016.11.17. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.TL2016.18.17_top.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2016
"CUR" at the beginning of an image file name means that the image was created by a curatorial staff member. These study images may be digital point-and-shoot photographs, when we don\'t yet have high-quality studio photography, or they may be scans of older negatives, slides, or photographic prints, providing historical documentation of the object.
Brown velvet cap with a red visor with 'wing-like' sides extending to the back. These 'wing' like forms edged in red have a beaded zigzag design in white beads with a beaded blue flower in the center. This blue flower has a stem-like pattern in brown, light brown, pink and red extending from either side. The crown is completely beaded with a flower motif in white, clear, pink, red, blue, turquoise, green, yellow and brown. The flower is outlined by blue and brown lines, a clear zigzag pattern and white edging. Front area has white zigzags outlining areas of velvet and there are designs on the sides of white, red, brown, and yellow leaves. A green ribbon is tied at the front.
Not every record you will find here is complete. More information is available for some works than for others, and some entries have been updated more recently. Records are frequently reviewed and revised, and we welcome
any additional information you might have.