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Infant's cap

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Cap crown set off by insertion band of lace, in center of cap crown a whirling star motive made up of minute leaves on slender stems, on forehead band a serpentine with sprays of small-scale flowers and leaves, border across front edge of forehead band of paired leaves on center stems, some...

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Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

American, About 1825

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14.1 x 15.3 cm (5 9/16 x 6 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen plain-weave with cotton embroidery and cotton lace with silk embroidery insertion and cotton tape


Textiles and Fashion Arts