2. Prudential further agrees that the December 18, 1990 note


                                                               EXHIBIT 10(e)(ii)

                         c/o Prudential Capital Group
                        One Gateway Center, 11th Floor
                         7-45 Raymond Boulevard West
                        Newark, New Jersey  07102-5312

                                                April 4, 1996

Crown Crafts, Inc.
1600 Riveredge Parkway
Suite 200
Atlanta, GA  30328
Attention:  Paul A. Criscillis, Jr.,
            Vice President

Ladies and Gentlemen:

        Reference is made to that certain Note Agreement dated as of October
12, 1995 (the "Note Agreement"), between Crown Crafts, Inc. (the "Company") and
The Prudential Insurance Company of America ("Prudential").  Terms not
otherwise defined herein are used herein with the respective definition given
them in the Note Agreement.

        Pursuant to paragraph 11C of the Note Agreement and as holder of all of
the Notes, Prudential hereby agrees with the Company as follows:

        1.      Section 6A(iv) of the Note Agreement is hereby amended and
restated in its entirety as follows:

                "(iv)   Consolidated EBIT to be less than the following
                        percentages of Fixed Charges as of the dates

                                 DATE                   PERCENTAGE
                                 ----                   ----------

                                 3/31/96                    150%
                                 6/30/96                    130%
                                 9/30/96                    120%
                                 12/31/96                   130%
                                 3/31/97 & thereafter       175%

        2.      Prudential further agrees that the December 18, 1990 note
agreement by and between Prudential and the Company is hereby amended to the
same extent as the Note Agreement is amended in paragraph 1 above.

Crown Crafts, Inc.
April 4, 1996
Page 2

        3.      Except to the extent amended by the provisions hereof, all of
the terms, conditions and obligations of the Note Agreement shall remain in
full force and effect.
        If you agree to the foregoing, please sign each copy of this letter
enclosed and return two of them to Prudential, at which time this letter shall
become a binding agreement between us as of the date first above written.

                                        Very truly yours,

                                        THE PRUDENTIAL INSURANCE
                                            COMPANY OF AMERICA

                                        By: /s/ Robert R. Derrick
                                           Name:  Robert R. Derrick
                                           Title:  Senior Vice President

Agreed to and accepted 
as of April 12, 1996


By:/s/ Paul A. Criscillis, Jr.
   Name:  Paul A. Criscillis, Jr.
   Title:  Vice President, Chief Financial Officer 

Basic Info X:

Name: 2. Prudential further agrees that the December 18, 1990 note
Type: Note
Date: June 27, 1996
State: Delaware

Other info:


  • October 12 , 1995
  • December 18 , 1990
  • April 4 , 1996
  • April 12 , 1996


  • Prudential Capital Group
  • Prudential Insurance Company of America
  • Crown Crafts , Inc.


  • West Newark
  • New Jersey
  • Atlanta
  • GA


  • Raymond Boulevard
  • Paul A. Criscillis , Jr.
  • Robert R. Derrick


  • 150 %
  • 120 %
  • 130 %
  • 175 %