Infant's cap

American
18th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

21 x 14.3 cm (8 1/4 x 5 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.456

Medium or Technique

Linen with packed thread quilting and linen tape

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fine white linen backed by coarser linen. cut in three pieces, a straight band in middle, oval pieces on the sides. Scrolls and single flowers quilted in relief are scattered on the surface, the ground is powdered with small dots worked with linen thread.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Wendell Taber