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Infant's bonnet

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Polychrome silk and silver yarns embroidered on red silk ground, trimmed with silver lace. Vegetative design: baskets with pears on sides; top: cartouches framing fruit, scene of Tobias and angel, and bird at base. Lined with polychrome silk; pink silk ties.

Credit Line

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

French or Italian, 1650–1725

Object Place

France or Italy


11 cm (4 5/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 4 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.

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Medium or Technique

Silk and silver yarns embroidered on silk; silver lace trim


Textiles and Fashion Arts