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Infant's cap

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Infant's cap of sheer white linen arranged in horizontal bands of drawn work and embroidery worked with white linen thread in minute lozenge and zig-zag patterns, in center back of cap crown fullness gathered and smocked into central bobbin lace roundel extending from roundel to center back...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates

American, early 19th century

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

16.2 x 15.3 cm (6 3/8 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

53.287

Medium or Technique

Linen with linen embroidery, linen bobbin lace, and linen ties

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes