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Bonnet

1969.5273 (RS80959)

Description

Dark purple silk with decorative silk braiding around brim and back of bonnet; 3 leaf motif of velvet & silk braiding around crown & at back; yellow ostrich feather at crown; black ostrich feathers on left side; purple fringed silk ribbon along right side & back of neck; piping around back of bonnet; dark purple satin neck ruffle; wired frame brim lined with purple satin; cream silk lining with drawstring & buckram at inside center back; yellow satin bows with tulle at inside right & left ear; yellow satin ties.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1860
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
braiding
buckram
feather (material)
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
tulle (meshed textile)
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
BONNET
bonnets (hats)
Braided
braiding
buckram
Buckram
Children's clothing
Feather
feather (material)
Hand Stitched
headgear
Satin
satin
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Tulle
tulle (meshed textile)
Accession Number
1969.5273
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
914

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