Infant's cap

American
first half of 19th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

18 x 14.7 cm (7 1/16 x 5 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

46.264

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery and linen bobbin lace

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Infant’s embroidered net cap. Ground eyelet embroidered small-scale floral serpentine around face, cricle of sprays of ornamental leaves and small blossoms on crown, double ruffleof Valenciennes lace around face, single ruffle of same lace around face, single ruffle of same lace around neck.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. F. Gorham Brigham