Infant's cap

English
first half 18th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

18 x 13.5 cm (7 1/16 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.279

Medium or Technique

Linen with packed thread quilting and linen tape

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Infant’s quilted and corded linen cap made in three pieces, on each piece a central design of navette shaped motive enclosing symmetrical stylized plant forms, borders on each piece of scroll motives, design of central motives quilted in back stitch, border quilted in running stitch; several small brown stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates