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Infant's cap (one of two)

American
1840


Dimensions

36 cm (14 3/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .36 around face

Accession Number

18.686

Medium or Technique

Embroidered muslin

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Laid-work. White muslin worked with a delicate design of drooping bunches of flowers. Very ragged, and stained.

Provenance

Said by lender to have been made in Boston in 1840. Lent by Miss A. E. Newell, Dec. 8, 1886. To become the property of the M.F.A. at the lender's death.

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Ann E. Newell