Infant's cap


Dimensions

18.5 x 16.7 cm (7 5/16 x 6 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.951

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with cotton embroidery and linen bobbin lace inserts

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Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

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Costumes

White linen embroidered with white cotton. Design: chequer-board of small squares, divided by drawn work, with plant form in each square worked in eyelet stitch and satin stitch in relief. Back of cap and radiating bands filled with bobbin lace (English?). Surrounding face, border of leaves and flowers worked in eyelet stitch, and satin stitch in relief, leaves filled with bobbin-made mesh.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Knight