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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

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

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Medium or Technique

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


Textiles and Fashion Arts