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Christening cap

Description

Cotton mull cap w/ whitework embroidery and lace trim. Plain mull ties. Some drawnwork in petals of floral motif. Attached tyewritten note reads: "Christening cap and satin jacket (1810.) Parents: Edmund Coffin and Lucy Kimball Coffin."

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1810
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
silk (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
CAP
caps (headgear)
Christening
christenings
Cotton
cotton (textile)
headgear
Religion
religions (concept)
Silk
silk (textile)
Dimensions
5.75 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.481.2
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25355

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