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Infant's cap

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Infant's cap of white cotton with forehead band embroidered with white cotton thread in design of scrolling slender stems bearing two blossoms and several leaves, drawstrings in back around edge of cap crown and at both borders of forehead band, two ties of white cotton sewn to lower corners of...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Marian Colburn

American, Early 19th century

Object Place

America

Dimensions

14.3 x 15.2 cm (5 5/8 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

53.407

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weaave with cotton embroidery and cotton cord

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes