Infant's bonnet

American
Early 19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

12.7 x 13 cm (5 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.1960

Medium or Technique

Cotton with cotton embroidery and lace

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Crown of mull with small star powder, on forehead band a slender serpentine line bearing single stylized blossoms turning alternately left and right, on rest of cap a powder of minute even armed crosses and single line of round stylized blossoms; drawstrings on both edges of forehead band and around back of cap.

Credit Line

Gift of Misses Mildred and Margaret Allen