Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Country Unknown
  • hat, late 1800s–2007
  • cotton, string, crocheting
  • Object Height/Diameter: 14 x 16 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 5 1/2 x 6 1/4 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3342

The unbleached cotton cloth skullcap is without a brim. It is decorated with a crocheted circle at the top, a sawtooth-like pattern on the edge and four bands of crocheted decoration. Two have large open squares, and the alternate two have smaller open sqares.