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Infant's cap

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White cotton, loosely woven, made od two pieces joined in the middle by a narrow band of bobbin lace (mechlin type). On each side a single floral spray worked with white linen thread in coarse satin stitch and a little drawn work. Edged with narrow bobbin lace (mechlin type).

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Wendell Taber

American, 18th century

Object Place

United States


16.2 x 15.5 cm (6 3/8 x 6 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen with silk embroidery with Linen and cotton lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts