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Childs lace cap

Object Number: 
INV.11841
Date: 
1790-1820
Medium: 
Cotton, linen
Dimensions: 
overall (flat): 6 x 5 7/8 x 1/8 in. ( 15.2 x 14.9 x 0.3 cm )
Description: 
White muslin close-fitting baby bonnet constructed in two pieces, the horseshoe shaped back panel of handmade linen bobbin lace with cordonnet design attached and gathered to the body; body embellished with eyelet-stiched drawn-work embroidery between four rows of pintucking; edges are finished with an encased cotton drawstring cording, cinching and tying at center front crown and center back neck.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group