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Infant's cap

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Infant's white muslin cap embroidered with white cotton thread, across forehead a symmetrical arrangement of small oval leaves on slender stems, centered at top of cap, a similar smaller arrangement in center of cap crown, border around cap crown and two borders flanking of minute stylized...

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Gift of Miss E. Elizabeth Sears, in memory of her sister, Mary Crease Sears

American, Early 19th century

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16 x 16.1 cm (6 5/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton muslin with cotton embroidery and linen tape


Textiles and Fashion Arts