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Infant's cap

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White infant's cap with lace edging and insertion at back, casing around face and neck with drawstrings at back, casings across middle and back sections with drawstrings inside


Worn by a member of the Robbins family; inherited by Ellen A. Stone; gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

Child's cap

American, Third quarter of the 18th century

Place of Manufacture

Massachusetts, United States

Place of Use

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States


19.3 x 14.9 cm (7 5/8 x 5 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with linen bobbin lace trim


Textiles and Fashion Arts