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Infant's bonnet

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The small scale design of interlacing ribbons and flowers belongs to the type called "droguet". Woven with reddish orange and black silk and thin strips of gilt. Edged with gilt bobbin lace. Part of a christening set bought by the donor with 26.172 a and b in the Engadine about 1890.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Helen K. Appleton

French, late 18th century


23 cm (9 1/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 0.23 around the face

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Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts