Infant's cap

American
18th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

16.2 x 15.5 cm (6 3/8 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.457

Medium or Technique

Linen with silk embroidery with Linen and cotton lace

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White cotton, loosely woven, made od two pieces joined in the middle by a narrow band of bobbin lace (mechlin type). On each side a single floral spray worked with white linen thread in coarse satin stitch and a little drawn work. Edged with narrow bobbin lace (mechlin type).

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Wendell Taber