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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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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates

American, mid-18th century

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

53.283

Medium or Technique

Linen with silk embroidery and linen Binche lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes