Infant's cap

French
mid-19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

16.5 x 12.5 cm (6 1/2 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

41.767

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery, linen lace, and linen tape

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Ground: ivory cotton muslin. Design: small scale floral pattern, combined with interlacing serpentines embroidered with white cotton. 2 rows of light pinkish purple ribbon loops at front of cap flanked by rows of bobbin lace around bottom. Drawstring in bottom. Narrow ivory ribbon ties at front bottom corners.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Lois Lilley Howe