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Infant's cap

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Very fine, white linen worked with white cotton, and with laid-work, eyelet-work and lace stitches. In the middle of the back is a circle with flowers radiating from the center, which consists of a five-petaled form of embroidery and triangles of point lace stitches. The main part of the cap...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. N. W. Emerson

American, 1850–75


19.6 x 14.7 cm (7 11/16 x 5 13/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with cotton embroidery and linen embroidered net lace trim


Textiles and Fashion Arts