Infant's cap

French
First half 19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

15 x 13.8 cm (5 7/8 x 5 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.1097

Medium or Technique

Cotton mull with cotton embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Infant’s cap of white mull, fullness of cap crown gathered at center front of net forehead band and also at center back of bottom edge, entire background powdered with embroidered dot, embroidered minute whirling floral sprays around central rosette in cap crown, bobbin lace beading for insertion of ribbon between crown and forehead band and around outside edges of cap.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. James Wheeler