User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Infant's cap

Start collecting

Infant's embroidered mull cap; chain stitch floral sprig; band of Flemish bobbin lace insertion from center front to center back; very narrow bobbin lace ruffles at crown seams; (originally a ruffle of some sort around face); drawstrings in crown seams, around face, and at neck.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Wendell Taber

American, 18th century

Object Place

United States


17 x 14.8 cm (6 11/16 x 5 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton mull with silk embroidery and linen Flemish bobbin lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts