late 18th–early 19th century
Object Place: United States
17 x 15 cm (6 11/16 x 5 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen plain weave with linen net inserts and silk embroidery
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Infant’s embroidered linen cap. Back of bobbin lace insertion, narrow bands of drawnwork in front of cap, each flanked by 3 rows of dots, between openwork bands openwork decorative leaves; design embroidered with white linen thread in buttonhole, satin, stem dot and openwork stitches.
Gift of Mrs. Henry K. Metcalf