Infant's cap

American
first half of 19th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

14.7 x 16.5 cm (5 13/16 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

42.481

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery and linen net inserts

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Infant’s embroidered mull cap. Small round crown with petaled rosette framed by radiating points of net, around edges of cap repeat of small-scale leaves and blossoms worked partly in net applique, eyelet sprig over ground; worked with white linen thread in eyelet, stem, satin and drawnwork stitches.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Helen E. Hewes