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Infant's cap

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Infant's fine white linen cap, in center back of crown a small roundel of English bobbin lace into which fullness of cap is gathered, below lace roundel and above it and running through upper forehead band two widths of narrow English bobbin lace, lower forehead band plain, both forehead bands...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates

American, mid-18th century

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17 x 15.6 cm (6 11/16 x 6 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen with silk embroidery and linen lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts