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Women's Bonnet

1940.159 (RS242159)

Description

Brick red velvet bonnet trimmed with gold metallic appliques (scrolls and flowers) with gold beads. Red and black velvet bow and ruching on crown with narrow red velvet ties at sides. Lined with black cambric.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1884-1885
Material
appliqué (technique)
metallic (color attribute)
silk (textile)
stitching
thread
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Clothing; Headwear
Descriptive terms
Appliqued
appliqué (technique)
Bonnet
Cambric
Fiddle Thread
Floral
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
Hat
hats
metallic (color attribute)
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
thread
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Women's clothing
Dimensions
8 x 5 x 5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1940.159
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Mary Eustis
GUSN
40452

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