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Bonnet

Description

Tan straw trimmed with blue taffeta ribbon with brown, cream and beige stripes; matching neck ruffle stiffened with black net, brim lined with blue silk; crown lined with paper; rosettes of yellow silk ribbon with black border at face; wire support.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1856
Inscriptions
Painted label on inside crown: ""81"".
Material
net (textile)
silk (textile)
stitching
straw (plant material)
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
BONNET
bonnets (hats)
Hand Stitched
headgear
Net
net (textile)
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Straw
straw (plant material)
Stripe
stripes
Summer
summer (season)
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1917.774
Credit Line
Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone
GUSN
27583

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