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
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.