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Infant's cap (one of two)

Laid-work. White muslin worked with a delicate design of drooping bunches of flowers. Very ragged, and stained.

Provenance

Said by lender to have been made in Boston in 1840. Lent by Miss A. E. Newell, Dec. 8, 1886. To become the property of the M.F.A. at the lender's death.

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Ann E. Newell

American, 1840

Accession Number

18.687

Medium or Technique

Embroidered muslin

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes