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Infant's cap

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Infant's cap with circular back section embroidered with rings of eyelets and leaf motifs around central drawnwork section; top and side panels also embroidered with eyelets and leaf motifs with a wide border in a sprig pattern; casing across front with drawstrings at top; casing along bottom...

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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 quarter 19th century

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 17.8 x 12.7 cm (7 x 5 in.)

Accession Number

49.950

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes