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Infant's cap

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Knitted cap of fine white thread, border around face and neck, bands of herringbone pattern at top and sides, and circular section with star design at back


Worn by a member of the Robbins family; inherited by Ellen A. Stone; gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

Child's cap

American, early 19th century

Place of Use

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States


14.5 x 15 cm (5 11/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Knitted cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts