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Infant's cap

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Infant's cap of white mull, fullness of cap crown gathered at center front of net forehead band and also at center back of bottom edge, entire background powdered with embroidered dot, embroidered minute whirling floral sprays around central rosette in cap crown, bobbin lace beading for...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. James Wheeler

French, First half 19th century

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15 x 13.8 cm (5 7/8 x 5 7/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton mull with cotton embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts