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Bonnet

Description

Peach-orange wool bonnet woven with cream silk threads in herringbone pattern. High, curved brim has two cane and one wire ribs, with four additional cane ribs. Fabric is gathered along the ribs. Crown is high and angled with six circular cane ribs. Fabric is gathered around these as on brim. Self neck ruffle, striped gauze ribbon of cream silk with chartreuse tint; ribbon trims brim where brim meets crown, around neck, with bow at center back, and ribbon ties at neck; brim lined with self fabric; crown has painted straw and canvas support, with tan cotton cambric lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1833-1835
Material
buckram
silk (textile)
stitching
straw (plant material)
wire
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
BONNET
bonnets (hats)
buckram
Buckram
Cambric
Hand Stitched
headgear
herringbone
Herringbone
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Straw
straw (plant material)
wire
Wire
Women's clothing
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1935.414
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Lilias Page
GUSN
37772

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