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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, ribbon
GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATIONS
DATES ca. 1880-1890
DIMENSIONS 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)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Arts of the Americas Galleries, 5th Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER 2016.11.17
CREDIT LINE Gift of the Edward J. Guarino Collection in honor of David Feils
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION 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: , CUR.2016.11.17_top.jpg)
IMAGE top, CUR.2016.11.17_top.jpg., 2016
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION 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. Condition: good.
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Iroquois. <em>English Style Cap</em>, 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: , CUR.2016.11.17_top.jpg)