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Infant's cap

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Made by Mr. Strong's mother probably between 1830–40. White muslin with sprays of flowers. The back of the cap consists of three lancet-shaped pieces of muslin, joined together.

Provenance

Made by Mr. Strong's mother probably between 1830-40.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George A. Strong

American,

Dimensions

15 x 13.5 cm (5 7/8 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.410

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with cotton embroidery and linen tape

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes