Object Place: USA
17.2 x 14.5 cm (6 3/4 x 5 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen with silk embroidery and linen Binche lace
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Infant’s cap of fine white linen, made all in one piece, except for addition of upper forehead band, in center back a short band of Binche lace, with fullness of crown gathered in semicircle at top of lace and gatheres embroidered into place, band of Binche lace in center of upper forehead band, edges trimmed with narrow Binche lace, seams hemstitched and trimmed with minute herringbone stitch worked with fine white linen thread.
Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates