Infant's cap

Child's cap

American
early 19th century


Place of Use: Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

14.5 x 15 cm (5 11/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

99.849

Medium or Technique

Knitted cotton

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Knitted cap of fine white thread, border around face and neck, bands of herringbone pattern at top and sides, and circular section with star design at back

Provenance

Worn by a member of the Robbins family; inherited by Ellen A. Stone; gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone