Artist French
  • Man's Smoking Cap
Date c. 1870/1880
Medium Silk and gold thread. Embroidered.
Dimensions 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm) Height
7 in. (17.8 cm) Diameter
Credit Line Gift of Edith Malcolm White and Ruth Gordon White
Accession Number 54.94
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
Not On View
Inscriptions On lining: Stamped in gold "CHAPELLERIE PARISIENNE".
Said to have belonged to James Lenox (1800-1880), founder of the Lenox Library, New York; or to his brother, Robert Lenox, the ancestor of Mrs. Eliza Lenox (Maitland) Dwight (1848-1922), of Morristown, New Jersey, who gave the cap to the Donors.