Infant's cap

American
late 18th–early 19th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

16.1 x 16 cm (6 5/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

45.785

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with cotton embroidery and linen bobbin lace insertion

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

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.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry K. Metcalf