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Bonnet

Description

Tan straw with bands of brown straw around brim and crown; remnants of paper lining inside brim; wire support and frame.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1853-1855
Inscriptions
1) Printed paper label on brim: Prince of Wales feathers above rectangular frame, inside frame: ""Number_____/shape_____/______/""; ""to"" written in ink above third line. 2) stamped cloth label on crown: ""46"".
Material
stitching
straw (plant material)
wire
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
BONNET
bonnets (hats)
Hand Stitched
headgear
stitching
Straw
straw (plant material)
wire
Wire
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1917.776
Credit Line
Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone
GUSN
27585

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