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Infant's cap

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White cotton, turned back band around face edged in points, worked with white linen threadin back, buttonhole and knot stitches, hemstitching and openwork at seam joinings, bobbin lace ruffle around edge of face and neck.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry K. Metcalf

American, late 18th–early 19th century

Object Place

United States


17.3 x 14.5 cm (6 13/16 x 5 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery and linen lace ruffle


Textiles and Fashion Arts