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Bonnet

Description

Natural colored plaited straw; yellow taffeta ribbon & additional bands of straw circle crown & bow at left; natural colored silk & buckram flowers & leaves with stuffed buds on right crown; yellow taffeta neck ruffle with braided straw trim, lined with netting; wired brim lined with tulle, lace & yellow taffeta ribbon; discolored cotton flowers ( vertical & yellow) liner right & left inside brim; inside wired headband covered in yellow taffeta; gathered silk lining covered with silk net at inside back; faded yellow taffeta bow ties.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1853
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
braiding
buckram
stitching
straw (plant material)
taffeta
tulle (meshed textile)
Object type
Clothing; Headwear
Descriptive terms
Bonnet
bonnets (hats)
braiding
buckram
Buckram
Floral
floral patterns
foliation (pattern)
Hand Stitched
Hat
headgear
leaf (plant material)
Leaves
Plaited
stitching
Straw
straw (plant material)
Taffeta
taffeta
Tulle
tulle (meshed textile)
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.7251
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
919

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