Teodoro Vidal Collection of Puerto Rican History
"Teodoro Vidal Collection of Puerto Rican History - Introduction" showing 1 items.
- This intricate handmade lace baby cap dates from the turn of the 20th century and was probably worn for a baby's christening. The baptism of newborns is both a religious and a social ceremony, strengthening ties among members of a community. Compadrazgo, the special relationship between parents and godparents, is a valued tradition in Puerto Rico and Latin America.
- Currently not on view
- Date made
- late 19th century
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- accession number
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- Data Source
- National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center