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Bonnet

1993.294 (RS242160)

Description

Brown straw bonnet with alternating narrow braided bands of brown straw and black horsehair. Large spray of white forget-me nots over crown from brim to nape held in place with three grosgrain bows. Brim faced with brown velvet, brown velvet ties, and brown chiffon lining with drawstring at crown.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1886-1889
Inscriptions
White letters woven on black inside crown: "" L.P. HOLLANDER/ & CO./ BOSTON""
Material
braiding
chiffon
cotton (textile)
horsehair
silk (textile)
straw (plant material)
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Clothing; Headwear
Descriptive terms
Bonnet
Braided
braiding
chiffon
Chiffon
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Forget-Me-Not
Grosgrain
Hat
hats
headgear
Horsehair
horsehair
Silk
silk (textile)
Straw
straw (plant material)
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Women's clothing
Dimensions
9 1/2 x 5 x 6 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1993.294
Credit Line
Gift of Weston Historical Society
GUSN
11989

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