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Cap - Christening

Description

Cream; double ruffle; appliqued front panel w/ scalloped edge trimmed w/ loops and embroidered w/ dots; featherstitching; fullness gathered at center back; lace inserted at back.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1769
Inscriptions
Handwritten note sewn onto left side: ""Linen cambric cap, made in 1769 for John Davis Williams, my great grandmother's (Hannah D. Williams) first baby. The child was born of a Sunday and christened the same day...C.W. Faucon.""
Material
linen (material)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
CAP
caps (headgear)
Christening
christenings
Hand Stitched
headgear
Infant's Clothing
linen (material)
stitching
Accession Number
1928.1003
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Catherine W. Faucon
GUSN
32348

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