Infant's cap

American
Early 19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

14.5 x 13 cm (5 11/16 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

54.1340

Medium or Technique

Cotton mull with cotton embroidery and linen tapes

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Infant’s cap of India embroidered white mull, round crown with design of concentric roundels formed by eyelets and stylized leaves, broad bunch of smaller design across forehead, body of cap in leaf sprig, all edges finished with line of eyelets and stylized blossoms, drawstring around face and back edges tied in center back.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes