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Bonnet

1942.804 (RS243020)

Description

Black straw bonnet edged with black velvet and trimmed with purple poppies, and black horsehair lace ribbon.

Details

Maker
Howard, Mme. (Maker)
Date
1895-1903
Inscriptions
Embossed on lining: ""Mme Howard / 66 Beacon cor. of Charles St. / Boston"".
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Material
artificial
flower (plant material)
horsehair
lace (needlework)
silk (textile)
stitching
straw (plant material)
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Clothing; Headwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
artificial
Artificial Flowers
Bonnet
bonnets (hats)
flower (plant material)
Hand Stitched
Hat
headgear
Horsehair
horsehair
Lace
lace (needlework)
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Straw
straw (plant material)
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Women's clothing
Dimensions
9 x 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.804
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Randolph Frothingham
GUSN
53165

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