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Bonnet

Description

Brown straw braid; trimmed with black and lavender ribbons of twos types; bow at back and inner ruffle of same purple and white ribbon; neck ruffle stiffened with buckram; brim has wire support; ribbon ties of black silk with purple coral motif.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1866
Inscriptions
Printed label: ""12"" [stock number].
Material
braiding
buckram
coral (material)
corals (animals)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
silk (textile)
stitching
straw (plant material)
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
BONNET
bonnets (hats)
Braided
braiding
buckram
Buckram
Coral
coral (material)
corals (animals)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Hand Stitched
headgear
Plaid
plaids
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Straw
straw (plant material)
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1935.1175
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Ruth Child
GUSN
7038

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