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Infant's cap

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Infant's quilted and corded linen cap made in three pieces, on each piece a central design of navette shaped motive enclosing symmetrical stylized plant forms, borders on each piece of scroll motives, design of central motives quilted in back stitch, border quilted in running stitch; several...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates

English, first half 18th century

Object Place



18 x 13.5 cm (7 1/16 x 5 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen with packed thread quilting and linen tape


Textiles and Fashion Arts