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Bonnet

Description

Tan and brown braided glossy straw; bonnet shape; straw braids interwoven to form bonnet; brimless; plait of straw attached all around edge; tatted cotton lace band around face; brown velvet ties attached at either side; mocha ostrich plume attached at left; curving around front; white glazed linen lining in back.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1880
Inscriptions
Gold lettering stamped on glazed linen on crown lining: ""SCHOLER/ [seal -- 2 winged animals flanking crown-topped shield]/ 235 Sixth Ave/ NEW YORK""
Material
braiding
cotton (textile)
feather (material)
hand sewing
silk (textile)
straw (plant material)
tatting (process)
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
BONNET
bonnets (hats)
Braided
braiding
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Feather
feather (material)
hand sewing
headgear
Machine Sewn
Silk
silk (textile)
Straw
straw (plant material)
Tatted
tatting (process)
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Accession Number
1993.302
Credit Line
Gift of Weston Historical Society
GUSN
12006

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