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Infant's cap

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Dotted muslin cap with lawn ruffle and tambour work insertion; front, middle and back casings (drawstring missing from middle); casing around neck with drawstring ends at back; tape loops at chin


Worn by Bridge Chandler; Probably purchased by Ellen A. Stone; Gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

Child's cap

American, early 19th century

Place of Manufacture

probably Massachusetts, United States

Place of Use

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States


16.5 x 18.3 cm (6 1/2 x 7 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Brocaded cotton, cotton gauze insertion with chain stitching (or tambour work), plain weave cotton tape loops, and braided cotton drawstrings


Textiles and Fashion Arts