Infant's cap

English
18th century


Dimensions

15 x 15.5 cm (5 7/8 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.442

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave, Hollie Point stitches, and linen bobbin lace trim

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Made of fine linen with an oval medallion in the middle of the back of Hollie point. This medallion is made up of narrow strips sewed together each with a design of a flowering plant. A narrow strip of Hollie point crosses the band around the face, and the two narrow ruffles are edged with Valenciennes.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Susan Minet