Child's lace cap

Object Number: 
INV.11839
Date: 
1780-1840
Medium: 
cotton
Dimensions: 
overall (flat): 5 1/4 x 5 5/8 x 1/8 in. ( 13.3 x 14.3 x 0.3 cm )
Description: 
White muslin close-fitting baby bonnet constructed in two pieces, the horseshoe shaped back panel attaching to body of bonnet; drawn eyelet work detail at back panel and overall floral pad-stitched whitework on body; hemmed edges at neckline and face opening encase drawstrings cinching and tying at center front crown at at center back neckline.
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Creative: Tronvig Group