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Collection Clothing-Children's
Catalog Number 1983.01.24
Object Name Cap
Date 1870 ca.
Creator Maker Unknown
Place of Origin Probably Southeastern Pennsylvania
Material Cotton
Dimensions W-6 L-7 inches
Description An infant's handstitched cap made out of plain white cotton dimity. There is a 1.750" wide foldover brim with a circular design made using fagoting. A trimming of bobbinet lace is also attached to the edge. At the back there is a circular panel, with six rows of pintucks in the center and outlined with a self-fabric seam. There are also six sets of two pintucks on each side of the cap. There are 14.50" long self-fabric ties attached to the inside of the base of the cap.
Provenance There is no information about the maker or origin of this piece.
Cataloged by C.Harvey