Cap - Christening
White; front section has scalloped edge where back is attached; fine embroidery--scrolling floral vine w/ small eyelet dots; checkerboard; delicate lace around face and inserted center back ; fullness gathered at back w/ pleats; loop trim at pleats; ties are missing.
Handwritten envelope--cap found inside envelope: ""Happy New Year 1879 (1899?)"" and ""Christening cap worn by the children of John and Sarah (Coffin) Leach, of Boston, m. July 24, 1750.""
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