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Bonnet

Description

Cream chevron bands (resemble passementerie), with overlay of straw meander; brim has round edges, and extends to form neck band; round crown, with sprial pattern of straw; fully lined with black silk; wire band along brim and neck is covered with cream silk; no trimming or neck ties.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1846
Material
horsehair
silk (textile)
stitching
straw (plant material)
taffeta
wire
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
BONNET
bonnets (hats)
Hand Stitched
headgear
Horsehair
horsehair
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Straw
straw (plant material)
taffeta
Taffeta
wire
Wire
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1936.607
GUSN
38668

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