Infant's cap

Child's cap

American
late 18th to early 19th century


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

Dimensions

16.2 x 14.9 cm (6 3/8 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

99.664.57

Medium or Technique

Plain weave linen, braided linen tape ties

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White infant’s cap, circular insert at back, finer weave linen ruffle around face with tucks, braided tape ties at neck

Provenance

Worn by Bridge Chandler; Probably purchased by Ellen A. Stone; Gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone