Infant's cap

American
late 18th–early 19th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

17.3 x 14.5 cm (6 13/16 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

45.784

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery and linen lace ruffle

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White cotton, turned back band around face edged in points, worked with white linen threadin back, buttonhole and knot stitches, hemstitching and openwork at seam joinings, bobbin lace ruffle around edge of face and neck.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry K. Metcalf