Infant's cap

American
mid-18th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

17 x 16.2 cm (6 11/16 x 6 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

53.286

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with linen bobbin lace

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Infant’s cap of fine white linen, made of one piece withthe addition of an upper forehead band, center back of crown a roundel of gathered bobbin lace with fullness of crown evenly gathered into edges of lace roundel, narrow band of bobbin lace running from roundel, to center back edge, all edges trimmed with Flemish bobbin lace.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates