First quarter 19th century
Object Place: USA
18 x 20.2 cm (7 1/16 x 7 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen plain weave with cotton embroidery and embroidered linen net inserts
Not On View
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.
Gift of Mrs. George Burt Walker