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Bonnet

1998.4786 (RS24046)

Description

Small black velvet bonnet on wire frame w/ black lace jet beading and tufts of green fringe on back; black velvet bow also on back; 2 black ribbons on sides to tie under chin.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1870
Inscriptions
Sewn label on inside: ""Millinery Department"" --bottom portion of label ripped out.
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
jet (coal)
lace (needlework)
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
BONNET
bonnets (hats)
headgear
Jet
jet (coal)
Lace
lace (needlework)
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Dimensions
7.5 x 6.75 x 3.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.4786
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
23829

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