Infant's cap

American
1850


Dimensions

12.2 x 16 cm (4 13/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.412

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with cotton embroidery and linen bobbin lace

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Around the edge of the cap is a border of laurel leaves. The design consists of connected raised dots and eyelets and vine-like branches bearing flowers and leaves. The large circle on the back of the cap is edged with narrow lace. Tabs to go under the chin.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Isabel Batchelder