Infant's cap

German
1720–50


Object Place: Germany

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H: 16.0 cm

Accession Number

38.1296

Medium or Technique

Silk yarns, point lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Ground: netted brown silk (diamond mesh), with three rows of small men and women darned with neutral yellow and cream colored silk. The darning is separate from the netting except on the outlines of the figures. Lines of green and neutral violet separate the rows of figures and the netting is drawn together by a string at the top. Worn and torn. See Seligman and Huges, Domestic Needlework, fig. A. plate 11.

Credit Line

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