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Infant's cap

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Infant's embroidered mull cap. Small round crown with petaled rosette framed by radiating points of net, around edges of cap repeat of small-scale leaves and blossoms worked partly in net applique, eyelet sprig over ground; worked with white linen thread in eyelet, stem, satin and drawnwork...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Helen E. Hewes

American, first half of 19th century

Object Place

United States


14.7 x 16.5 cm (5 13/16 x 6 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery and linen net inserts


Textiles and Fashion Arts