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Infant's cap

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Fine white linen, cut in five pieces, joined by narrow bands of bobbin lace. Bordered, in part, by delicate vine pattern worked in chain-stitch with white linen thread.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Wendell Taber

American, 18th century

Object Place

United States


15.8 x 15 cm (6 1/4 x 5 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with silk embroidery and linen bobbin lace insertion and linen tape


Textiles and Fashion Arts