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Bonnet

Description

Tan/golden straw; wide finely plaited (braided) smooth bands; brim has round ends which extend to form neck band; round crown with "spiral" center; brim lined with cream gauze stitched to wire band at edge of brim; crown is lined with paper; bonnet has no trimmings on outside and no neck ties.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1846
Material
braiding
cotton (textile)
paper (fiber product)
straw (plant material)
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
BONNET
bonnets (hats)
Braided
braiding
Cotton
cotton (textile)
headgear
paper (fiber product)
Straw
straw (plant material)
Unidentified Paper
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1917.761
Credit Line
Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone
GUSN
27577

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