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Indoor Bonnet

1986.1116 (RS25289)

Description

Of off-white fine linen. The 4" wide front brim tapers at the chin area and extends to form ties. There is a straight 2 5/8" band across the back of the neck. It has a gathered crown and is machine sewn.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1875
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
linen (material)
machine sewing (technique)
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
BONNET, INDOOR
bonnets (hats)
headgear
Linen
linen (material)
machine sewing (technique)
Machine Sewn
Dimensions
17.25 x 9.125 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.1116
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
51218

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