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Infant's cap

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Laid-work and stiletto work. White linen lawn embroidered with white, French knots and a little drawn-work. Made between 1830 and 1834 by Mrs. Charles Sever (Charlotte Webster) of Boston, the mother of Mrs. Cowing.

Provenance

Made between 1830 and 1834 by Mrs. Charles Sever (Charlotte Webster) of Boston, the mother of Mrs. Cowing.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Walter H. Cowing

American, Early 19th century

Dimensions

16 x 13.2 cm (6 5/16 x 5 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

05.54

Medium or Technique

Linen with cotton embroidery and linen tape

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes