Infant's cap

Child's cap

American
Third quarter of the 18th century


Place of Use: Lexington, Massachusetts, United States; Place of Manufacture: Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

19.3 x 14.9 cm (7 5/8 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

99.664.1

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with linen bobbin lace trim

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White infant’s cap with lace edging and insertion at back, casing around face and neck with drawstrings at back, casings across middle and back sections with drawstrings inside

Provenance

Worn by a member of the Robbins family; inherited by Ellen A. Stone; gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone