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Child's cap

Solidly embroidered background of design in closely spaced eyelets, design of feathery symmetrical leaf arrangement, worked with white linen thread with a few details in needlepoint lace stitches having a single motive in cap crown and the same motive repeated across forehead; edges unfinished.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Wilson E. Vandermark

American, First quarter 19th century

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Medium or Technique

Linen; embroidered, needlepoint lace stitches


Textiles and Fashion Arts