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Bonnet

Description

Taupe/olive silk twill; plain; wide crown, gathered onto brim (with piping) for fullness; neck ruffle gathered around base of crown and extends to edge of brim; neck ruffle has tucked edge; tan silk taffeta ribbon ties; brim lined with cream silk; wire band around edge of brim; the whole lined with stiffened buckram; neck ruffle lined with cotton net.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1845
Material
buckram
silk (textile)
stitching
twill
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
BONNET
bonnets (hats)
buckram
Buckram
Hand Stitched
headgear
Shaker
Shaker (Christian sect)
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
twill
Twill
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1938.1139
GUSN
39944
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