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Bonnet

Description

Blue figures silk damask, floral garland stripe; twill ground; brim is stiffened with wire to stand almost upright; brim has rounded edges; crown is trimmed with self-piping and self-ribbon bow, also trimmed with beige silk fringe; beige satin bow above neck brim and neck ruffle lined with chartreuse yellow silk; brim is stiffened with paper? covered with buckram; very long blue silk satin ties at neck; bows stiffened with wires.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1815-1825
Material
buckram
damask
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
BONNET
bonnets (hats)
buckram
Buckram
damask
Damask
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
headgear
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Stripe
stripes
Women's clothing
Dimensions
16 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1945.167
GUSN
54002

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