late 18th–early 19th century
Object Place: United States
16.1 x 16 cm (6 5/16 x 6 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen plain weave with cotton embroidery and linen bobbin lace insertion
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Infant’s sheer white linen cap. Band of bobbin lace insertion running from center front to center back, minute floral spray embroidered with white linen thread in oriental, chain and drawnwork stitches; on each side, sheer white linen ruffle on face and neck edges.
Gift of Mrs. Henry K. Metcalf