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Object Name Cap, Smoking
Catalog Number 0985.07.00013
Date ca. 1877-1889
Description Smoking cap consisting of brown and white wool cloth with the white woven into lines; a turned up brim bound in dark brown ribbon in quilted stich; trimmed with brown thread; narrow grosgrain ribbon band with a tied bow; and a brown cotton lining with rough edges and quilted stich diamond on interior of crown.
Dimensions H-4 W-9 L-9 inches
Owned Jefferson Davis
Provenance Jefferson Davis wore this smoking cap while living at "Beauvoir" in Mississippi. This hat was part of the Davis family effects.
People Davis, Jefferson
Subjects Headgear