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Infant's Cap

This is a Infant's cap. It is dated mid-18th century and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is silk, linen, metallic yarns (metal wrapped around a silk core), flat metallic strips, spangles and its technique is embroidered on 7\1 satin using satin and couching stitches; bobbin lace; plain weave 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: 11.4 x 12.7 x 10.2 cm (4 1/2 x 5 x 4 in.)

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Infant's Cap; silk, linen, metallic yarns (metal wrapped around a silk core), flat metallic strips, spangles; H x W x D: 11.4 x 12.7 x 10.2 cm (4 1/2 x 5 x 4 in.); Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf; 1962-53-9

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