Object Place: USA
17 x 15.6 cm (6 11/16 x 6 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen with silk embroidery and linen lace
Not On View
Infant’s fine white linen cap, in center back of crown a small roundel of English bobbin lace into which fullness of cap is gathered, below lace roundel and above it and running through upper forehead band two widths of narrow English bobbin lace, lower forehead band plain, both forehead bands and lower edge of cap finished with Binche lace edgeing, seams hemstitched and trimmed with minute herringbone stitch worked with fine linen thread.
Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates