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Bonnet

Description

Olive-yellow quilted silk bonnet with diagonal stripe pattern and wool wadding. Brim has wire rib and applied self-piping at edge. Center back is horseshoe shaped with vertical quilt stripes and self-piping. Neck ruffle of same fabric has padding. Brim lined with same silk and crown lined with tan glazed cotton. No ribbon ties.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1845
Material
cotton (textile)
glazing (coating)
quilting
silk (textile)
stitching
tin (metal)
twill
wire
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
BONNET
bonnets (hats)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
glazing (coating)
Hand Stitched
headgear
Quilted
quilting
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Stripe
stripes
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Twill
twill
Winter
winter
Wire
wire
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1938.557
GUSN
39742

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