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Infant's cap

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Infant's cap of fine white linen, made of one piece, with center of cap crown and band up center back of bobbin lace, fullness of cap crown gathered and smocked into central roundel, the linen of cap divided into horizontal bands of varying width by lines of drawn work on linen bands, a variety...

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Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates

American, early 19th century

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16.7 x 14.6 cm (6 9/16 x 5 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with cotton embroidery, linen embroidered net insertion, and linen tape


Textiles and Fashion Arts