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Object Name Cap, Baby
Catalog Number 0985.07.00062
Date early 1850s
Description Child's green cloth skull cap with five radiating rows of white silk chain stitched flowers.
Dimensions H-5 W-6 inches
Owned Samuel Emory Davis
Made Varina Banks Howell Davis (tentative)
Provenance This beanie was made for Samuel Emory Davis, first child of Varina and Jefferson Davis, who died as an infant in 1854. It was possibly made by Varina Davis.
People Davis, Samuel Emory
Davis, Varina Banks Howell [Mrs. Jefferson] (tentative)
Howell, Varina Banks (tentative)
Subjects children
boys
infants
babies
Headgear
Hats