Early 19th century
Object Place: USA
16 x 16.1 cm (6 5/16 x 6 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton muslin with cotton embroidery and linen tape
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Infant’s white muslin cap embroidered with white cotton thread, across forehead a symmetrical arrangement of small oval leaves on slender stems, centered at top of cap, a similar smaller arrangement in center of cap crown, border around cap crown and two borders flanking of minute stylized sprigs with oval leaves, minute drawstring across forehead and in back of cap.
Gift of Miss E. Elizabeth Sears, in memory of her sister, Mary Crease Sears