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Bonnet

Description

Bands of tan straw edged with lighter straw scalloping and brown chenille; crown trimmed with wide tan ribbon with brown velvet stripes; neck ruffle of brown ribbon with blue and brown stripes, edged with black lace; browns ribbon tie with hook and eye; brim lined with black tulle; crown lined with canvas; wire support.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1853-1855
Inscriptions
Printed label sewn inside crown: ""169"" on top of another label.
Material
chenille (yarn)
silk (textile)
stitching
straw (plant material)
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
BONNET
bonnets (hats)
Chenille
chenille (yarn)
Hand Stitched
headgear
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Straw
straw (plant material)
Summer
summer (season)
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1917.777
Credit Line
Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone
GUSN
27586

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