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Bonnet

Description

Black crepe; pleated crepe on crown; neck ruffle with black net stiffening; crepe ruffle pinned inside brim; black narrow silk ties and wide ribbon ties; wire and canvas and stiffened net lining; spoon shape.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1858-1864
Material
canvas
crepe (textile)
net (textile)
silk (textile)
stitching
wire
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
BONNET
bonnets (hats)
canvas
Coated Canvas
Crepe
crepe (textile)
Hand Stitched
headgear
Mourning
mourning
Net
net (textile)
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
wire
Wire
Women's clothing
Associated events
Mrs. Eli Robbins
Accession Number
1917.781
Credit Line
Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone
GUSN
27588

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