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Infant's cap

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Infant's white linen cap with full crown gathered into broad forehead band, drawstring around bottom, forehead band trimmed with appliqué white linen band with points, inner edge embroidered with narrow border design, worked with white linen thread in herringbone and back stitches.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes

American, 18th century

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

14.3 x 14.5 cm (5 5/8 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.1339

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with silk embroidery and linen tape

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes