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Infant's white mull cap

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Cap crown a modified lozenge in shape, ground of symmetrically arranged stylized floral spray over forehead centerd at top of cap, eges trimmed with narrow flounces of bobbin lace, minute plaited linen drawstrings around face edge and across back of cap.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen Faulkner

American, First quarter 19th century

Object Place



19.8 x 18.5 cm (7 13/16 x 7 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton mull with cotton embroidery and linen and silk bobbin lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts