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Infant's cap

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Ground: fine white linen. Design: conventioanlized sheaves of grain (?) worked with white linen in satin stitch and eyeket holes; small eyelet holes cover ground. Narrow bands of bobbin lace, probably English, joined linen in center of cap, and frame circular back of cap.

Credit Line

Gift of M. Eloise Talbot

American, probably first half of 19th century

Object Place

United States


16 x 13.5 cm (6 5/16 x 5 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with cotton embroidery, embroidered linen net, and linen tape


Textiles and Fashion Arts