Ribbon is stitched to the UNDERSIDE of the crown. Bergère hat Date: 18th century Culture: British Medium: straw Dimensions: [no dimensions available] Credit Line: Purchase, Irene Lewisohn Bequest, 1969
Portrait of a young woman, after John Baptiste Greuze, 1761. British Museum. This is one of the best images I have ever seen of a cap! You can clearly see the separation of the caul, brim, and ruffle which is a hallmark of 18th Century caps.
The Enchantress. Portrait of Sarah Crawford, almost half-length in an oval frame, directed to right, looking towards the viewer, wearing a hooded cloak with a high sheen, tied with a bow under the nape, and a wide-brimmed hat set low over the forehead, hair tied with a bow at the nape; after Murray. Mezzotint printed in colour British Museum 1953,0214.36
1782, A young woman standing in profile to right, holding out a staff in front of her, wearing a large bell-shaped bonnet with a ribbon tied in a bow and a gown with a bustled kirtle and a white fichu and apron. 1782 Hand-coloured etching