Infant's cap of embroidered net

American
About 1825–30


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

16.8 x 13.5 cm (6 5/8 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.2551

Medium or Technique

Linen net with cotton embroidery and silk lining

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Small round crown with spray of stylized blossoms, slightly serpentine stem bearing stylized blossoms on forehead band, rest of cap divided into diagonal bands of stylized blossoms and leaves on wider bands, lined with blue lutestring, drawstring in back.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward J. Cornelis