Skullcap, 1850-1910

Summary

During the late 1800s and early 1900s men wore simple, close-fitting, brimless caps like this when working outside or in laboratories, factories or workshops. These caps protected the hair from dirt and debris and kept the head warm.

During the late 1800s and early 1900s men wore simple, close-fitting, brimless caps like this when working outside or in laboratories, factories or workshops. These caps protected the hair from dirt and debris and kept the head warm.

Artifact

Skullcap (Cap)

Date Made

1850-1910

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

96.0.127.8.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Cotton (Textile)
Silk (Textile)

Color

Black (Color)

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