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Object Name Cap
Catalog Number 1987.24.16
Date ca. 1850
Material(s) Cotton/Silk
Dimensions H-9 W-8 D-7 inches
Description This is a child's embroidered cutwork cap. It is made of white alternating eyelet cotton, with cream colored silk ribbon ties. The cotton alternates between embroidered and stitched panels. There is an eyelet embroidered trim, with a scalloped edge and gathered seams at the bottom of the crown. There is a plain cotton sweatband underneath the front of the bonnet. It is hand-stitched.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
People Desha Family
Subjects Bonnets
Children's clothing & dress
Search Terms Bonnets
Children's clothing
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS