Infant's cap

American
Early 19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

16 x 16.1 cm (6 5/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.600

Medium or Technique

Cotton muslin with cotton embroidery and linen tape

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Infant’s white muslin cap embroidered with white cotton thread, across forehead a symmetrical arrangement of small oval leaves on slender stems, centered at top of cap, a similar smaller arrangement in center of cap crown, border around cap crown and two borders flanking of minute stylized sprigs with oval leaves, minute drawstring across forehead and in back of cap.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss E. Elizabeth Sears, in memory of her sister, Mary Crease Sears