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Bonnet

Description

Tan straw; bands of scalloped edge straw alternate with band of finer, smooth straw; trimmed on outside with yellow taffeta ribbon; yellow taffeta neck ruffle with narrow straw bands; ribbon ties are pinned to inside of bonnet; brim lined with wire band, cream crepe, and artificial flowers in bunches at side of face, with tulle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1846
Inscriptions
Printed label on crown: ""137"".
Material
artificial
crepe (textile)
flower (plant material)
silk (textile)
stitching
straw (plant material)
taffeta
tulle (meshed textile)
wire
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
artificial
Artificial Flowers
BONNET
bonnets (hats)
Crepe
crepe (textile)
flower (plant material)
Hand Stitched
headgear
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Straw
straw (plant material)
Taffeta
taffeta
Tulle
tulle (meshed textile)
Wire
wire
Women's clothing
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1988.506
GUSN
7201

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