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Infant's cap

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Infant's embroidered mull cap; chain stitch minute flowering vines; band of Flemish bobbin lace insertion from center front to center back; drawstrings in crown seams, at face, and in neck.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Wendell Taber

American, 18th century

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

17.7 x 14 cm (6 15/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

49.373

Medium or Technique

Cotton with silk embroidery and linen lace insertion

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes