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Bonnet

1991.1480 (RS20823)

Description

A woman's silk bonnet with quilted tubes on the head and peplum trim at the neck, the fabric is a deep teal-blue with greenish yellow curley stripes; the deeper part of the inside cap has an off-white cotton, it is all stuffed with a cotton filling; and old pale-green ribbon tie is torn off at the tops.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1850
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
hand sewing
quilting
silk (textile)
thread
Object type
Clothing; Headwear
Descriptive terms
Bonnet
bonnets (hats)
cotton (textile)
hand sewing
Hat
headgear
quilting
silk (textile)
thread
Dimensions
9 x 8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1480
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2999

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