Object Place: Paris, France
13 x 19 x 17 cm (5 1/8 x 7 1/2 x 6 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen plain weave with cotton embroidery, linen bobbin lace, and silk ribbon
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Christening cap. Horizontal bands of white lace radiate from small lattice-patterned openwork circle at back. Face edge surrounded by series of looped white silk satin ribbons and three overlappping ruffles of lace. Fastens under chin with two white silk satin ribbons. Worn by Prince Constantin Belosselsky-Belozersky . (Cf. 48.1239-44).
Gift of Prince Serge Belosselsky-Belozersky