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English infant's bonnet with 'sweet babe' in hollie point lace

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An image of Textiles. Infant's bonnet. Linen, inset with hollie-point. The bonnet is made in five pieces: a brim, a plain ungathered frill in two pieces, and two back sections. Inset between the two pieces of the frill there is a strip of hollie-point worked with the words 'SWeeT BABe'. Inset between the two back sections there is a strip of hollie-point worked with coronets. There are two draw strings across the lower edge at the back, tying in the centre, and a button hole on the right side of the brim. Circa 1700-1799. English.

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Textiles. Infant's bonnet. Linen, inset with hollie-point. The bonnet is made in five pieces: a brim, a plain ungathered frill in two pieces, and two back sections. Inset between the two pieces of the frill there is a strip of hollie-point worked with the words 'SWeeT BABe'. Inset between the two back sections there is a strip of hollie-point worked with coronets. There are two draw strings across the lower edge at the back, tying in the centre, and a button hole on the right side of the brim. Circa 1700-1799. English.

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  • Accession Number: T.19-1981
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/45.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Jaymes Sinclair
  • Image height: 768 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 146.50kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 45/1

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