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Infant's cap

Description

White linen infant's cap; double face edge w/ scalloped seam and ruffle trim; lace center back seam w/ pleats and gathered cord and trim. Mounted to cardboard w/ blue tissue paper cover.

Details

Maker
Possibly Fayerweather, Sarah Hubbard, 1730-1804 (Embroiderer)
Date
1750-1770
Inscriptions
Written on paper label: ""Infant's caps and bib,/ embroidered by Mrs. Thomas Fayerweather,/ about 1750./ Loaned by Mrs. S.H. Appleton.""
Material
linen (material)
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
CAP
caps (headgear)
headgear
Infant's Clothing
linen (material)
Dimensions
6.25 x 6.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5795
GUSN
26346

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