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Infant's cap

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Fine white linen backed by coarser linen. cut in three pieces, a straight band in middle, oval pieces on the sides. Scrolls and single flowers quilted in relief are scattered on the surface, the ground is powdered with small dots worked with linen thread.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Wendell Taber

American, 18th century

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

21 x 14.3 cm (8 1/4 x 5 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.456

Medium or Technique

Linen with packed thread quilting and linen tape

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes