Infant's cap

American
18th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

25 cm (9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.371

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with silk embroidery and linen bobbin lace

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Infant’s linen cap; double flounce around face, upper with insertion of bobbin lace at center and minute embroidered flowering vine; same lace insertion and embroidery down center back of crown; (originally had ruffle or lace on face edges of flounces).

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Wendell Taber