Infant's cap

American
mid-18th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

17.1 x 15 cm (6 3/4 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

53.280

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with silk embroidery and linen Binche lace

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Infant’s cap of fine white linen with panel through center length of cap crown and forehead band of two widths of narrow Binche lace, double forehead band, the under one plain, both forehead bands edged with Mechlin lace, upper forehead band and cap crown embroidered with fine white linen thread in minute geometric and rosette forms, narrow linen tape drawstring at back.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates