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Infant's cap

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Infant's cap with shaped forehead piece embroidered with floral sprigs and border; line of cross stitching next to this piece's seam; gathered at back with above drawnwork panel with diamond pattern

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, mid-18th century

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

15 x 14 cm (5 7/8 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

49.949

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with cotton embroidery and deflected warps and wefts (drawnwork)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes