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Bonnet

Description

Natural braided straw; no trim on exterior; round brim (curved around face) with wire support; brim has points which curve under chin; brim lined with cream tulle; crown lined with canvas.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1843-1852
Inscriptions
Small printed tag on crown: ""3"".
Material
braiding
stitching
straw (plant material)
tulle (meshed textile)
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
BONNET
bonnets (hats)
Braided
braiding
Hand Stitched
headgear
stitching
Straw
straw (plant material)
Summer
summer (season)
Tulle
tulle (meshed textile)
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1917.771
Credit Line
Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone
GUSN
27581

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