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Infant's cap

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Infant's cap of fine white linen, made all in one piece, except for addition of upper forehead band, in center back a short band of Binche lace, with fullness of crown gathered in semicircle at top of lace and gatheres embroidered into place, band of Binche lace in center of upper forehead band,...

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Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates

American, mid-18th century

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17.2 x 14.5 cm (6 3/4 x 5 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen with silk embroidery and linen Binche lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts