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Infant's cap

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White linen, embroidered with white cotton. Design: conventional leaves and flowers in eyelet stitch and satin-stitch in relief, with pieces of machine-made net, inserted in the leaves.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Knight

19th century

Dimensions

15.1 x 14.5 cm (5 15/16 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.950

Medium or Technique

Linen with cotton embroidery and cotton net insertion

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes