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Infant's cap

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Infant's cap of India embroidered white mull, round crown with design of concentric roundels formed by eyelets and stylized leaves, broad bunch of smaller design across forehead, body of cap in leaf sprig, all edges finished with line of eyelets and stylized blossoms, drawstring around face and...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes

American, Early 19th century

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14.5 x 13 cm (5 11/16 x 5 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton mull with cotton embroidery and linen tapes


Textiles and Fashion Arts