Child's cap

French
mid-19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

20.7 x 19.8 cm (8 1/8 x 7 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.496

Medium or Technique

Cotton muslin with cotton embroidery and linen and silk bobbin lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Child’s cap of fine white muslin embroidered elaborately with white linen thread in design of interlacing lines forming roughly oval medallions, triangles, and lozenges, in medallions sprays of flowers, curling stems bearing minute cinqfoils spring from interlaces, two ruffles of narrow bobbin lace on forehead band, three on front edge of cap and two on edge of back.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Francis B. Lothrop