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Cap/ Bonnet

Description

Embroidered net lined w/ green silk; lace ruffle; green silk ruching at front and back; lighter green rosette w/ streamers on left side; 2 cream silk ties.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1852
Inscriptions
Typed--sewn on inside right: ""Bonnet worn by Sarah Elizabeth Cummings (1852-1853) in Boston 1852."" Handwritten sewn on left: ""Sarah Lizzie""
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
CAP
caps (headgear)
cotton (textile)
Embroidered
embroidering
festoon (motif)
floral patterns
Garland
Girls' clothing
Hand Stitched
headgear
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Accession Number
1923.331
Credit Line
Gift of the Misses Cummings
GUSN
29880

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