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Infant's cap

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Forehead band and band extending down center back of cap crown embroidered with white linen thread in design of flowering stems with ornamental blossoms and leaves, seams hemstitched and trimmed with fine white linen herringbone stitch, fullness gathered at top of cap crown and by drawstring at...

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Believed to have been made by Anne Gray Blake for Edward Blake, born in Boston, 1728.

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Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles P. Gorely, Jr.

American, Second quarter 18th century

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15.2 x 12.5 cm (6 x 4 15/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with silk embroidery and linen and silk bobbin lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts