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Infant's cap

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Very plain infant's cap made of two pieces; back piece gathered at top with smaller, tighter pleats at nape

Provenance

Inherited by Miss Georgiana Welles Sargent (born 1858) of New York City; Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent, to MFA, 1949

Credit Line

Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent

American, first half of the 19th century

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

17.5 x 17 cm (6 7/8 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.942

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes