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Infant's embroidered linen cap

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Infant's embroidered linen cap. Ground motive of group of 3 eyelets, band around face divided into 3 areas by bobbin lace insertion, cap crown seperated by bobbinlace insertion, minute floral sprays flanking lace insertions.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. F. Gorham Brigham

American, first half of 19th century

Object Place

United States


13.3 x 14.4 cm (5 1/4 x 5 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linenplainweave with cotton embroidery, linen lace insertion, and linen tape


Textiles and Fashion Arts