Infant's cap

Italian
18th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

Diameter around face: 27 cm (10 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

38.1314

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Ground: white satin. Design: flowers, trees and fruit, worked in satin stitch with pink, orange, blue, green, brown, violet, yellow, and black silk, and some gold thread. Trimmed with narrow gold bobbin lace, and knots of flat silver wound on parchment (?). Narrow bobbin lace, worn and stained, around inside of cap. Like 38.1313.

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman