Infant's cap

American
probably first half of 19th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

16 x 13.5 cm (6 5/16 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

41.672

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with cotton embroidery, embroidered linen net, and linen tape

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Ground: fine white linen. Design: conventionalized sheaves of grain (?) worked with white linen in satin stitch and eyeket holes; small eyelet holes cover ground. Narrow bands of bobbin lace, probably English, joined linen in center of cap, and frame circular back of cap.

Credit Line

Gift of M. Eloise Talbot