Cap - Christening

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1769

GUSN

GUSN-32348

Description

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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

caps (headgear)
headgear
stitching
linen (material)
christenings
Infant's Clothing
Hand Stitched
Christening
CAP

Inscription

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.""

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Headwear

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Catherine W. Faucon

Accession Number

1928.1003