A c1740 Fine Linen Christening set
Clockwise from the top ~ Chemise or shirt, bonnet, forehead cloth, pair of mitts and muff.
The forehead cloth is a curious triangle of fabric with ties on each end that was worn under the cap. It held babys hair away from the face, as well as protected the cap from and hair oils. It could also be worn indoors by itself....very informally, but baby still had the head covered. It's purpose was not to protect the 'soft spot' on baby's head, as it was also worn by adults.
The lace cuffs have little eyelet holes on each end for a set of sleeve links to connect