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Infant's cap

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White linen with all-over dot and eyelet embroidery, cap crown drwanwork lozenges enclosing eyelets, band around face conventionalized floral embroidery. Fold of white muslin around face and neck edges added later.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. F. Gorham Brigham

American, first half of 19th century

Object Place

United States


16 x 16.2 cm (6 5/16 x 6 3/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with cotton embroidery and drawn-work


Textiles and Fashion Arts