Infant's cap

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1750-1770

GUSN

GUSN-26345

Description

White linen infant's cap with double face edge with scalloped seam and lace trim; lace down center back seam; white linen tape cord; mounted to cardboard with blue tissue paper cover.

Details

Descriptive Terms

caps (headgear)
headgear
linen (material)
Infant's Clothing
CAP

Inscription

Written on paper label: ""Infant's caps and bib,/ embroidered by Mrs. Thomas Fayerweather,/ about 1750./ Loaned by Mrs. S.H. Appleton.""

Maker

Possibly Fayerweather, Sarah Hubbard, 1730-1804 (Embroiderer)

Object Type

Clothing--Headwear

Dimensions

5.5 x 6 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1998.5794

Places

Massachusetts (United States)