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Infant's cap

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Infant's white mull cap made of two pieces put together with running from center front of forehead to center back of neck, all edges hemstitched, on each side a border design of delicate serpentine stems bearing eyelet berries and three lobed leaves, narrow ruffle of white mull round face,...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Rhodes Robertson

American, late 18th or early 19th century

Object Place

United States


16 x 15.7 cm (6 5/16 x 6 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton mull with silk embroidery and linen lace insertion


Textiles and Fashion Arts