Infant's cap

American
mid-18th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

14.2 x 13.2 cm (5 9/16 x 5 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.284

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave and linen Binche bobbin lace

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Infant’s cap of fine white linen, fullness of crown gathered into top of double forehead bands, forehead bands edged with narrow Binche lace, drawstring in back; several small brown stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates