Toddler's cap

American
Early 19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

21.6 x 16.4 cm (8 1/2 x 6 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.16

Medium or Technique

Cotton knitting

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Infant’s knitted cap; crown with whirling star motive; rest of cap in bands of fancy knitted stiches.

Provenance

Said to have been made for Caroline Wilder (Mrs. Rev. Amos Binkney), born April 3, 1803; to Miss Harriet S. Lane; gift to MFA, October 14, 1954.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Harriet S. Lane