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Bonnet

Description

Tan straw with braided bands; crown dathered with center medallion; wire support around face and neck; lined with cream silk and crinoline; neck ruffle of ivory silk ribbon woven with stars and geometric stripes.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1843-1852
Material
braiding
crinolines
handmade
silk (textile)
straw (plant material)
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
BONNET
bonnets (hats)
Braided
braiding
Crinoline
crinolines
Geometric
geometric patterns
handmade
Handmade
headgear
Silk
silk (textile)
Straw
straw (plant material)
Summer
summer (season)
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1917.769
Credit Line
Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone
GUSN
27579

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