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Bonnet

Description

Cream w/ bows of small pink ribbons stitched all over top; larger bunches of cream and pink ribbon around face and neck ruffle; heart-shaped brim lined w/ net dotted w/ pink chenille. Pink and white ribbon ties; drawstring.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1862
Inscriptions
Typed note in lining: ""Bonnet worn by Emma G. Cummings in Cambridge, about 1860-1862.""
Material
silk (textile)
stitching
weighting
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
BONNET
bonnets (hats)
Girls' clothing
Hand Stitched
headgear
silk (textile)
stitching
Weighted
weighting
Accession Number
1923.338
Credit Line
Gift of the Misses Cummings
GUSN
29886

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