Infant's christenning cap

American
Late 19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

29 cm (11 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.117

Medium or Technique

Linen bobbin lace with silk ribbon and silk lining

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Infant’s christening slip to go with 55.115 and 55.117. made of bands of Valenciennes lace, separated by beading with narrow white satin ribbons run through eyelets, edges trimmed with machine made lace ruching and loops of narrow white satin ribbon, lined with white silk, large white satin ribbon tie under chin. Worn by Winthrop H. Wade, Jr.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Penelope B. Noyes, from the Estate of Mrs. Winthrop H. Wade