The University of Texas at Austin
Woman’s cap [front]
Identifier: TMC_0112
Title: Woman’s cap [front]
Description: White batiste cap has machine lace edging vaguely imitating bobbin lace (imitating Buckingham style). Cap is hand embroidered. A cord is inserted at the nape for fitting cap to neck. Owned by Emily Margaret Austin Perry, sister of Stephen F. Austin. Donated by Hally Bryan Perry.
State: Texas
Country: United States
Date: circa 1850
Source: UT Texas Memorial Museum Collection
Publisher: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Box: [Metric, Rm C 4.1]
Format: Caps (headgear)
Size: 46 cm front edge x 25 cm nape x 4 cm W lace edging x 34 cm L x 5.5 cm W ties
Related items: See TMC_089 for side view.  
Other ID: TMM 750-2
Subject: Material culture--Texas--19th century