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Bonnet

Description

Ivory uncut corded silk velvet--almost like corduroy; neck ruffle trimmed with ivory satin ribbon with woven scalloped edge; ribbon is twisted around middle and tied at back with bow, and rosette at right side; same ribbon used as neck ties, with hook and eye attached to loop of ribbon; brim lined with tulle; brown lined with silk; the whole lined with stiffened buckram.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845
Material
buckram
cord (fiber product)
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
tulle (meshed textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Clothing; Headwear
Descriptive terms
Bonnet
bonnets (hats)
buckram
Buckram
cord (fiber product)
Corded
Hand Stitched
Hat
headgear
Satin
satin
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Tulle
tulle (meshed textile)
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Wedding
weddings
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1917.755
Credit Line
Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone
GUSN
27574

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