Infant's cap

French
probably 19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

16.5 x 15.6 cm (6 1/2 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

35.1144

Medium or Technique

Cotton mull with cotton embroidery, linen lace, and linen ties

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

The back of fine cream colored muslin is worked with cream colored cotton in laid and eyelet stitches in delicate conventionalized floral pattern. Straight and wedge-shaped pieces of similar embroidery, joined by bands of bobbin lace, complete the cap. Worn and stained.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. DeWitt Clinton Cohen