Infant's cap

American
First quarter 19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

18.7 x 14.4 cm (7 3/8 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.430

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with silk embroidery, linen and silk bobbin lace, and cotton (?) cord

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Infant’s cap made of alternating bands of bobbin lace with minute vien design and bands of fine white linen embroidered in miute sprig with white linen thread, double ruffle of bobbin lace on face edge, single lace ruffle on back; four minute plaited linen drawstrings over forehead, one at back.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen Faulkner