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Infant's cap?

Italian
late 16th–early 17th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

19 cm

Accession Number

38.1278

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered gold metallic yarns

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Infant’s cap, possibly for figure of Christ Child. Band around face and under chin is red satin embroidered with metal thread, spangles and pearls in a conventional floral of design, edged with gold bobbin lace. The back of cap is thin red silk slit for opening. To be used with cushion (38.1280) Coll. Achille Jubinal No. 153, “Bonnet d’enfant-Jesus satin rouge et coussin de tete.”)

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman