Infant's cap

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1750-1770

GUSN

GUSN-26346

Description

White linen infant's cap; double face edge w/ scalloped seam and ruffle trim; lace center back seam w/ pleats and gathered cord and trim. Mounted to cardboard w/ 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)

Dimensions

6.25 x 6.75 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1998.5795

Places

Massachusetts (United States)