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Bonnet

1991.1613 (RS25738)

Description

Black and natural woven straw with a shallow gathered crown and long, arched brim; the edges are bound in brown straw binding tape and the neck and rear of the brim is bound in tan linen binding.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1870
Possibly
Inscriptions
On a paper tag under the crown is written the number nine.
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
linen (material)
straw (plant material)
weaving
Object type
Clothing
Descriptive terms
BONNET
bonnets (hats)
Linen
linen (material)
Shaker
Shaker (Christian sect)
Straw
straw (plant material)
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
6.5 x 7.25 x 10.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1613
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3114
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