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Newborn's Cap

Description

White linen newborn's cap with eyelet and foliate embroidery design; hand-sewn seams and loops at chin for ribbon or tie; modern repairs on forehead, added fabric; drawstring tie at nape.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1840
Material
embroidery (visual works)
hand sewing
linen (material)
thread
weaving
Object type
Clothing -- Headwear
Places
Lincoln (Providence county, Rhode Island)
Massachusetts (United States)
Rhode Island (United States)
Descriptive terms
Baby
Cap
caps (headgear)
embroidery (visual works)
floral patterns
hand sewing
Linen
linen (material)
thread
weaving
Dimensions
5 1/2 x 5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.207
Credit Line
Gift from Mrs. Helen R. Haddad; Mr. William G. Rogerson, Esq.; Mr. Henry P. Rogerson; Mr. Edward S. Rogerson
GUSN
259228

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