User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Infant's cap

Start collecting

Infant's cap made of alternating bands of bobbin lace with minute vien design and bands of fine white linen embroidered in miute sprig with white linen thread, double ruffle of bobbin lace on face edge, single lace ruffle on back; four minute plaited linen drawstrings over forehead, one at...

Show Full Description

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen Faulkner

American, First quarter 19th century

Object Place



18.7 x 14.4 cm (7 3/8 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with silk embroidery, linen and silk bobbin lace, and cotton (?) cord


Textiles and Fashion Arts