late 18th or early 19th century
Object Place: United States
16 x 15.7 cm (6 5/16 x 6 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton mull with silk embroidery and linen lace insertion
Not On View
Infant’s white mull cap made of two pieces put together with running from center front of forehead to center back of neck, all edges hemstitched, on each side a border design of delicate serpentine stems bearing eyelet berries and three lobed leaves, narrow ruffle of white mull round face, drawstring around entire cap, tied at center back; tender, a number of small breaks and holes, many repaired.
Gift of Mrs. Rhodes Robertson