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Bonnet

Description

Tan straw; wide plaited bands trimmed with narrow straw bands arranged in scalloped pattern; brim extends to rounded tips; green, red and black striped silk taffeta v-neck ruffle; silk covered wire band around brim and neck; neck ruffle has wire band; bonnet fully lined with paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1836-1847
Material
paper (fiber product)
silk (textile)
stitching
straw (plant material)
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
BONNET
bonnets (hats)
Hand Stitched
headgear
paper (fiber product)
scallop shell
Shell
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Straw
straw (plant material)
Stripe
stripes
Unidentified Paper
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1922.348
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
29479

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