Bonnet

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1886-1889

GUSN

GUSN-11989

Description

Brown straw bonnet with alternating narrow braided bands of brown straw and black horsehair. Large spray of white forget-me nots over crown from brim to nape held in place with three grosgrain bows. Brim faced with brown velvet, brown velvet ties, and brown chiffon lining with drawstring at crown.

Details

Descriptive Terms

hats
headgear
braiding
chiffon
cotton (textile)
horsehair
silk (textile)
straw (plant material)
velvet (fabric weave)
Hat
Bonnet
Women's clothing
Straw
Horsehair
Silk
Velvet
Chiffon
Grosgrain
Cotton
Braided
Forget-Me-Not
Bonnet

Inscription

White letters woven on black inside crown: "" L.P. HOLLANDER/ & CO./ BOSTON""

Additional Identification Number

407

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

9 1/2 x 5 x 6 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Weston Historical Society

Accession Number

1993.294