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Bonnet

Description

Medium size; blue silk; blue self-fabric pleated (bands) applied trim crosses at top; round crown with piping; self-fabric neck ruffle with bow at center back; piping around brim edge; brim lined with ivory silk pleated to fit; the whole is stiffened with white buckram; brown satin ribbon ties with bow.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840 C-1845 C
Inscriptions
Handwritten paper note stitched to lining of right side: ""early 19th century / F. L. Chace"".
Material
buckram
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
BONNET
bonnets (hats)
buckram
Buckram
Hand Stitched
headgear
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1927.449
GUSN
31356

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