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Infant's cap

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An oval of fine needle point lace, design a flowering plant growing from a pot. In this piece, each stitch is twisted and worked over a thread, not punto avorio. This lace is inserted in a cap of fine linen decorated with drawn-work, laid-work and stiletto-work, the front of which has been cut...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Linder

English?, 18th century


16 x 14.2 cm (6 5/16 x 5 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen with cotton embroidery and linen needlepoint lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts