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Elizabethan man's embroidered cap

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An image of Textiles. Man's cap. Linen, embroidered with polychrome silks, silver and silver-gilt threads. The brim is edged with metal thread bobbin lace. The cap comprises four joined panels each decorated with coiling stems carrying leaves, flower sprays, insects and birds. Height, whole, 11¼ in, width, whole, 9 in, circa 1575-circa 1599. English. Elizabethan.

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Textiles. Man's cap. Linen, embroidered with polychrome silks, silver and silver-gilt threads. The brim is edged with metal thread bobbin lace. The cap comprises four joined panels each decorated with coiling stems carrying leaves, flower sprays, insects and birds. Height, whole, 11¼ in, width, whole, 9 in, circa 1575-circa 1599. English. Elizabethan.

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  • Accession Number: T.9-1947
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/45.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Jaymes Sinclair
  • Image height: 1023 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.6 (Macintosh)
  • Filesize: 381.37kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 45/1

Key words

16th Century Date Department Elizabethan English Fitz_AA Material Medium Nationalities Object Type Other Keywords Predominant Colours Silver Tudor Period Workflow _WF_AdOK _WF_KWD _WF_OPACtd _WF_PCtd birds caps clothing costume embroidered embroidery fashion fashionable floral flowers green hats insects lace leaves linen polychrome silk silver-gilt spray stitches stitching textile thread

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rgb(101,94,82), rgb(205,176,139), rgb(162,149,131), rgb(35,32,21), rgb(141,141,141), rgb(65,37,22), rgb(79,60,30), rgb(174,181,145), rgb(140,144,110), rgb(188,76,68), rgb(172,172,180)

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