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Bonnet

1986.1097 (RS242999)

Description

Black silk velvet bonnet on wire foundation, trimmed with black ostrich feathers, black jet beading, and scalloped brim ornamented with black moiré bow with wire support. Elastic and moiré ribbon ties, black silk lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1893-1896
Material
beading (process)
jet (coal)
moiré
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Clothing; Headwear
Descriptive terms
Beaded
beading (process)
Bonnet
bonnets (hats)
Hat
jet (coal)
Moire
moiré
Silk
silk (textile)
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Women's clothing
Dimensions
10 1/2 x 8 1/2 x 6 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.1097
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Ruth White
GUSN
51208

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