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Bonnet

1934.2429 (RS242964)

Description

Blue-gray velvet bonnet with gray velvet embroidered scrolling foliate pattern, trimmed with cream-colored velvet flowers, narrow velvet ties at center back, and metallic braid around brim. Buckram foundation lined with cambric.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1891
Inscriptions
Printed label on lining: ""Miss M. C. Lord / 149 A TREMONT ST / BOSTON"". (Log book says ""M.C. Ford""). (printed)
Material
buckram
embroidering
silk (textile)
stitching
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Clothing; Headwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Bonnet
bonnets (hats)
buckram
embroidering
foliation (pattern)
Hat
headgear
scrolling foliage
silk (textile)
stitching
velvet (fabric weave)
Dimensions
7 3/4 x 6 1/2 x 4 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1934.2429
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Morse and Miss Eleanor Hooper Jones
GUSN
37266

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