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. Comment: Cap was owned by Emily Margaret Austin Bryan Perry (Stephen F. Austin's sister). Purportedly one of the last caps worn by Mrs. Perry.
18.11 [front edge] x 9.84 [nape] x W. 1.57 [lace edging] x L. 13.39 x W. 2.16 [ties] in (46 [front edge] x 25 [nape] x W. 4 [lace edging] x L. 34 x W. 5.5 [ties] cm)
Place of Origin
Gift from Hally Bryan Perry to Texas Memorial Museum, 1946