English Style Cap
Arts of the Americas
On View: Arts of the Americas Galleries, 5th Floor
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)
Gift of the Edward J. Guarino Collection in honor of David Feils
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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)
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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.
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