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Bonnet

Description

Handsewn white cotton bonnet w/ ruffled front and botom edges. Two applied silk bows at top and 2 applied silk ties at front. Tightly gathered by hand throughout to form textured effect.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1815-1830
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
linen (material)
silk (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
BONNET
bonnets (hats)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
headgear
Linen
linen (material)
Silk
silk (textile)
Dimensions
8.125 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.579
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25408

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