Newborn's Cap

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1810-1840

GUSN

GUSN-259228

Description

White linen newborn's cap with eyelet and foliate embroidery design; hand-sewn seams and loops at chin for ribbon or tie; modern repairs on forehead, added fabric; drawstring tie at nape.

Details

Descriptive Terms

caps (headgear)
linen (material)
thread
embroidery (visual works)
hand sewing
weaving
floral patterns
Linen
Baby
Cap

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing -- Headwear

Dimensions

5 1/2 x 5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift from Mrs. Helen R. Haddad; Mr. William G. Rogerson, Esq.; Mr. Henry P. Rogerson; Mr. Edward S. Rogerson

Accession Number

2001.207

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Rhode Island (United States)
Lincoln (Providence county, Rhode Island)