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Bonnet

Description

Tan straw with straw neck ruffle, trimmed with wide cream silk taffeta ribbon; brim trimmed with cream tulle ruffles; crown stiffened with canvas; wide cream silk ribbon ties with bow and hook and eye; wire support.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1857
Material
silk (textile)
stitching
straw (plant material)
taffeta
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
BONNET
bonnets (hats)
Hand Stitched
headgear
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Straw
straw (plant material)
Stripe
stripes
Summer
summer (season)
taffeta
Taffeta
Wedding
weddings
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1917.779
Credit Line
Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone
GUSN
27587

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