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Bonnet

Description

Straw, braided; wide brim curves around face, and neck; rounded edges with wire support; brim is approx. 7" wide; crown is round and lined with brown paper, and is approx. 4 1/4" deep; neck ruffle, rosettes at sides, and ribbon ties of same piece of brown, coral, green and cream plaid silk ribbon; ribbon is 3 7/8" wide.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1840
Material
braiding
paper (fiber product)
silk (textile)
stitching
straw (plant material)
taffeta
wire
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
BONNET
bonnets (hats)
Braided
braiding
Hand Stitched
headgear
paper (fiber product)
Plaid
plaids
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Straw
straw (plant material)
taffeta
Taffeta
Unidentified Paper
wire
Wire
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1988.522
GUSN
7233

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