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Description

Cream; double ruffle; front panel appliqued on front w/ scalloped edge and embroidered w/ stylized flowers and dots and checkerboard; mull ruffles; gathered at back w/ cartridge pleats.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1751
Inscriptions
Handwritten notes in envelope and one envelope: ""Cap made (as early as 1760) by hand for my great grandmother, Hannah Davis Williams 1751-1844 and worn by her babies. John D. Williams, her oldest.""
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
linen (material)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
CAP
caps (headgear)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Embroidered
embroidering
floral patterns
Geometric Floral
Hand Stitched
headgear
Infant's Clothing
linen (material)
stitching
stylization
Accession Number
1928.1002
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Catherine W. Faucon
GUSN
32347

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