Infant's cap

American
Early 19th century


Object Place: America

Dimensions

14.3 x 15.2 cm (5 5/8 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

53.407

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weaave with cotton embroidery and cotton cord

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Infant’s cap of white cotton with forehead band embroidered with white cotton thread in design of scrolling slender stems bearing two blossoms and several leaves, drawstrings in back around edge of cap crown and at both borders of forehead band, two ties of white cotton sewn to lower corners of cap; many yellowish stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Marian Colburn