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Bonnet

Description

Bonnet made of cream silk gauze, leno weave, with floral garland pattern; floral garland alternates with bands of straw which are woven into the gauze with chevron pattern covering; brim and crown are slightly angled; neck ruffle and trim around brim and crown of cream/ivory silk satin brim lined with beige silk; crown and brim stiffened withs buckram; crown has 3/4 lining of cream (discolored) cotton.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1836-1838
Inscriptions
Handwritten paper note sewn into lining: ""early 19th century / F. L. Chace"".
Material
buckram
cotton (textile)
gauze
silk (textile)
straw (plant material)
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
BONNET
bonnets (hats)
buckram
Buckram
Cotton
cotton (textile)
festoon (motif)
floral patterns
Garland
gauze
Gauze
headgear
Leno Weave
Silk
silk (textile)
Straw
straw (plant material)
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1927.450
GUSN
31357

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