Infant's cap

American
18th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

13.5 x 15.8 cm (5 5/16 x 6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

54.1337

Medium or Technique

Linen with packed thread quilting and linen tape

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Infant’s quilted white linen cap, made in three pieces seamed together, with seam edges and outer edge of cap bound with fine white linen bias fold, stylized design of full blown blossoms, and smaller lily-like flowers, quilted in back stitch and running stitch, with surface, wool fleece stuffing to shite linen backing; a number of brown stains, design corded.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes