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Baby Cap
about 1926
Original Owner:Originally owned by Mavis French , American, born 1926
Clothing Maker:Made by Unknown
Machine-stitched cotton and elastic
Primary Dimensions (height x width x diameter): 8 x 9 3/4 x 6in. (20.3 x 24.8 x 15.2cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Mavis Davis
Description: This cap is made from a loose, pink, plain-woven cotton. The crown is gathered at the top back with three rows of stitching. The base of the crown is decorated with a matching plain-woven ribbon, 1 1/8-inch wide. The ribbon is stitched into decorative bows at the ends of the brim. The back five inches of the cap are elasticized with a line of elastic running through a 1/4-inch casing of self-fabric. The brim of the cap is covered with three rows of 1/2-inch wide floral lace and one row of geometric designed lace on the brim edge.
Object Number: 2001.47.6
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