Skip to content

Search Collections

Bonnet

1934.2430 (RS242155)

Description

Small, purple velvet bonnet covered with blue and gold lace on buckram foundation with purple velvet ties. Bonnet is trimmed with teal blue velvet ribbon and accented with a brown bird (hummingbird?), straight blue feather, and decorative insect pins, lined with white cambric.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1889
Material
buckram
feather (material)
lace (needlework)
silk (textile)
stitching
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Clothing; Headwear
Descriptive terms
Aves (class)
Bird
Bonnet
bonnets (hats)
buckram
Buckram
Cambric
Feather
feather (material)
Hand Stitched
Hat
headgear
Insect
Lace
lace (needlework)
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Women's clothing
Dimensions
7 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 5 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1934.2430
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Morse and Miss Eleanor Hooper Jones
GUSN
37267

Comments