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Object Name Cap
Catalog Number 1976.5.2
Date 1840-1880
Material(s) Silk
Dimensions H-7 W-8 D-8 inches
Description This is a woman's black silk crepe mourning cap with black velvet ties and black silk crepe "steamers" to hang on side of face. The material is pleated and gathered at the crown.
Notes Worn by the donor's great grandmother, Katherine Pfirman Haufler (1840-1936).
Collection KHS Museum Collection
People Haufler, Katherine Pfirman
Subjects Bonnets
Mourning
Mourning clothing & dress
Mourning customs
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS