Child's cap

Italian
probably 18th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

Diameter around face: 45 cm (17 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

38.1309

Medium or Technique

Embroidery; punto scritto

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Cream colored linen with all-over pattern worked in “punto-scritto” with crimson silk. The top of the cap is gathered, the gathered covered by a wheel of point lace worked with red silk. Linen gathered at back with red draw-string run in.

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman