Christening cap

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1810

GUSN

GUSN-25355

Description

Cotton mull cap w/ whitework embroidery and lace trim. Plain mull ties. Some drawnwork in petals of floral motif. Attached tyewritten note reads: "Christening cap and satin jacket (1810.) Parents: Edmund Coffin and Lucy Kimball Coffin."

Details

Descriptive Terms

caps (headgear)
headgear
cotton (textile)
silk (textile)
christenings
religions (concept)
Silk
Cotton
Christening
Religion
CAP

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Headwear

Dimensions

5.75 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman

Accession Number

1985.481.2

Places

Massachusetts (United States)