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Sun bonnet

Description

White cotton; ribbed; stiffened brim; crown and neck ruffle of sheer embroidered muslin; crown embroidered w/ dots; neck ruffle (probably a border to a dress) embroidered w/ paisley motif (curving branches); plain cotton ties.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1860
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
reeding
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
Adolescent Women's clothing
BONNET
cotton (textile)
dots
Dotted
Embroidered
embroidering
Floral
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
headgear
paisley
Paisley
reeding
Ribbed
stitching
sunbonnets
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1940.907
GUSN
40768

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