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Bonnet

Description

Small; light brown velvet on buckram foundation; trimmed with tan grosgrain ribbon and cut steel leaf ornament; velvet ruching at brim; two green glass bead pins at back; tan grosgrain ties at back; black cambric lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1881-1888
Inscriptions
Printed on lining in gold lettering: ""BON MARCHE / 17 WINTER ST. / BOSTON"".
Material
buckram
cloth
silk (textile)
stitching
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
BONNET
bonnets (hats)
buckram
Buckram
cloth
Grosgrain
Hand Stitched
headgear
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1920.249
GUSN
6934

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