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Infant's cap

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Infant's embroidered net cap. Ground eyelet embroidered small-scale floral serpentine around face, cricle of sprays of ornamental leaves and small blossoms on crown, double ruffleof Valenciennes lace around face, single ruffle of same lace around face, single ruffle of same lace around neck.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. F. Gorham Brigham

American, first half of 19th century

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

18 x 14.7 cm (7 1/16 x 5 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

46.264

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery and linen bobbin lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes