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Infant's cap

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Infant's cap of white mull, made of one piece of material with seam in center back below small roundel in center of crown, fullness of crown gathered and smocked into central roundel, embroidered dot on crown, forehead band flanked on each side by two minute casings with minute linen tape...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates

American, early 19th century

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

16 x 16 cm (6 5/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.289

Medium or Technique

Cotton mull with cotton embroidery and linen tape

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes