Infant's cap

Baby's cap

American
mid-19th century


Place of Use: Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Accession Number

99.664.55

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave, machine-made linen lace (edging)

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White infant’s cap, cartridge pleating across crown, seam at top of brim, continuous lace edging and band of lace across pleats at base of neck.

Provenance

Worn by a member of the Robbins family; Miss Ellen A. Stone; Gift to the MFA, October, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone