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Child's Cap

This is a Child's cap. It is dated 1751–1800 and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is silk, metallic thread, sequins, foil and its technique is embroidery, bobbin lace, taffeta lining. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf (American, 1887–1961). It is credited Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 12.7 x 12.1 x 10.2 cm (5 x 4 3/4 x 4 in.)

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Child's Cap; silk, metallic thread, sequins, foil; H x W x D: 12.7 x 12.1 x 10.2 cm (5 x 4 3/4 x 4 in.); Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf; 1962-53-10

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