first half of 19th century
Object Place: United States
14.7 x 16.5 cm (5 13/16 x 6 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery and linen net inserts
Not On View
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.
Gift of Miss Helen E. Hewes