Cap - Christening
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.
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.""
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- Gift of Miss Catherine W. Faucon