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Childs lace cap

Object Number: 
INV.11843
Date: 
1800-1850
Medium: 
Linen
Dimensions: 
overall (flat): 6 7/8 x 6 5/8 x 1/8 in. ( 17.5 x 16.8 x 0.3 cm )
Description: 
White linen close-fitting baby bonnet made in two panels, the panel at the back of the head is handmade linen bobbin lace with cordonnet floral design, the panel that goes over the head from ear to ear is shirred onto the back and has hand embroidered floral whitework throughout, the edges are hemmed and encase drawstrings which cinch the bonnet snug.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group