Child's cap

American
First quarter 19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

18 x 20.2 cm (7 1/16 x 7 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.1358

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with cotton embroidery and embroidered linen net inserts

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Child’s cap of fine white linen solidly embroidered background of design in closely spaced eyelets, design of feathery symmetrical leaf arrangement, worked with white linen thread with a few details in needlepoint lace stitches having a single motive in cap crown and the same motive repeated accross forehead; edges unfinished.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Burt Walker