Baby cap

Baby cap reputedly worn by Lady Emma Hamilton as a child. Dubious provenance (Pamela Hardy). White (yellowing) cotton. Heavily embroidered with a floral pattern. The letter "E", also embroidered, is clearly visible, but the second letter has been unpicked. Contained in a stamped leather case MS38.

Object Details

ID: TXT0364
Collection: Textiles
Type: Baby cap
Display location: Not on display
People: Hamilton, Emma; Hardy, Pamela
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Malcolm Stewart Collection
Measurements: Overall: 155 x 130 mm

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