Infant's embroidered linen cap

American
first half of 19th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

13.3 x 14.4 cm (5 1/4 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

46.265

Medium or Technique

Linen plainweave with cotton embroidery, linen lace insertion, and linen tape

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Infant’s embroidered linen cap. Ground motive of group of 3 eyelets, band around face divided into 3 areas by bobbin lace insertion, cap crown seperated by bobbinlace insertion, minute floral sprays flanking lace insertions.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. F. Gorham Brigham