Basketry-Woven Bachelor's Cap


Date:  late 19th to early 20th century

Dimensions:  2 ¼ in. (5.7 cm) height by 5 ⅔ in. (14.4 cm) diameter; 6 ¼ in. (15.9 cm) width including shells

Provenance:  ex. Gingerich Collection, York, PA

Price:  SOLD

Carved shell ornaments on side.  U.S. Military button at top finial, likely traded by U.S. servicemen during the Spanish-American War.  Very good condition with very minor soiling and wear typical of age.