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Bonnet

Description

Black wool felt; bonnet-shape; brimless; edged all around with black silk twill; black velvet "lip" center front; trimmed all around with green felt black velvet braid; black embroidered lace ruffle around front with 2 red velvet roses and black jet rings; back of crown embroidered with jet beads on maple leaf; black osprey (?) plume and 2 red velvet roses at lower left; long black velvet streamers; black silk drawstring lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1895
Inscriptions
Gilt lettering stamp almost erased, on lining: [in script] ""M.B. Crocker/ 318 Boylston St. 318/ BOSTON USA""
Material
appliqué (technique)
embroidering
jet (coal)
lace (needlework)
silk (textile)
twill
velvet (fabric weave)
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
Appliqued
appliqué (technique)
BONNET
bonnets (hats)
Embroidered
embroidering
floral patterns
headgear
Jet
jet (coal)
Lace
lace (needlework)
leaf (plant material)
maple (wood)
Mapleleaf
Rose
rose (genus)
Silk
silk (textile)
Twill
twill
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Winter
winter
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1993.301
Credit Line
Gift of Weston Historical Society
GUSN
12003

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