Infant's cap

American
18th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

17 x 14.8 cm (6 11/16 x 5 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.372

Medium or Technique

Cotton mull with silk embroidery and linen Flemish bobbin lace

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Infant’s embroidered mull cap; chain stitch floral sprig; band of Flemish bobbin lace insertion from center front to center back; very narrow bobbin lace ruffles at crown seams; (originally a ruffle of some sort around face); drawstrings in crown seams, around face, and at neck.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Wendell Taber