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Bonnet

Description

Tan lacy straw; serpentine pattern bands alternating with scalloped and meander bands; neck edged with straw chevron pattern bands; wire support; paper lining; retailer's tag stitched to brim at left.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1843-1852
Inscriptions
Printed paper label on outside of brim, left side: Rectangular frame divided into thirds with scrolling at corners: 1) ""No."" 2) foliate medallion ties with ribbon around three horizontal lines 3) gothic ""D"" in center.
Material
paper (fiber product)
stitching
straw (plant material)
wire
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
BONNET
bonnets (hats)
Hand Stitched
headgear
Meander
paper (fiber product)
Scalloped
scalloping
Serpentine
serpentine (shape)
stitching
Straw
straw (plant material)
Summer
summer (season)
Unidentified Paper
wire
Wire
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1930.1018
GUSN
33534

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