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Bonnet

Description

Wide, woven straw brim w/ applied lace lining and border. Layered lace body gathered to circular back. Off-white color. Two attached net and lace ties, one w/ pink silk trim. Interior label reads, "Pullastic Adjustable Hat Lining" w/ directions for use.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1870
Inscriptions
See description.
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
lace (needlework)
net (textile)
silk (textile)
straw (plant material)
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
BONNET
bonnets (hats)
headgear
Lace
lace (needlework)
Net
net (textile)
Silk
silk (textile)
Straw
straw (plant material)
Accession Number
1985.497
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25364

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