Infant's cap

American
second half of the 18th century


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

17.5 x 17 cm (6 7/8 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.945

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Infant’s cap, very plain; interior forehead piece; gathered to point at back; plain ruffle around edge

Provenance

Inherited by Miss Georgiana Welles Sargent (born 1858) of New York City; Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent, to MFA, 1949

Credit Line

Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent