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Infant's cap

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Machine made net, closely embroidered with laid-work done with white cotton. The petals and centers of the flowers and the inside of some of the leaves are darned or filled with point lace stitches. The back is formed of an oblong piece curved at the top. A soft white satin ribbon is run in...

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Gift of Miss Ellen Starkey Bates

American, 1820–60


18.1 x 14.5 cm (7 1/8 x 5 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton net with cotton embroidery and silk ribbon


Textiles and Fashion Arts