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Infant's cap

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The back of fine cream colored muslin is worked with cream colored cotton in laid and eyelet stitches in delicate conventionalized floral pattern. Straight and wedge-shaped pieces of similar embroidery, joined by bands of bobbin lace, complete the cap. Worn and stained.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. DeWitt Clinton Cohen

French, probably 19th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

16.5 x 15.6 cm (6 1/2 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

35.1144

Medium or Technique

Cotton mull with cotton embroidery, linen lace, and linen ties

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes