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Infant's cap?

Infant's cap, possibly for figure of Christ Child. Band around face and under chin is red satin embroidered with metal thread, spangles and pearls in a conventional floral of design, edged with gold bobbin lace. The back of cap is thin red silk slit for opening. To be used with cushion...

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Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman

Italian, late 16th–early 17th century

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Silk satin embroidered gold metallic yarns


Textiles and Fashion Arts