Bonnet

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1890-1895

GUSN

GUSN-12003

Description

Black wool felt; bonnet-shape; brimless; edged all around with black silk twill; black velvet "lip" center front; trimmed all around with green felt black velvet braid; black embroidered lace ruffle around front with 2 red velvet roses and black jet rings; back of crown embroidered with jet beads on maple leaf; black osprey (?) plume and 2 red velvet roses at lower left; long black velvet streamers; black silk drawstring lining.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bonnets (hats)
headgear
appliqué (technique)
embroidering
jet (coal)
lace (needlework)
silk (textile)
twill
velvet (fabric weave)
wool (textile)
leaf (plant material)
maple (wood)
floral patterns
rose (genus)
winter
Wool
Silk
Jet
Velvet
Lace
Twill
Embroidered
Appliqued
Rose
Mapleleaf
Winter
BONNET

Inscription

Gilt lettering stamp almost erased, on lining: [in script] ""M.B. Crocker/ 318 Boylston St. 318/ BOSTON USA""

Additional Identification Number

409
WHS 357D

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Weston Historical Society

Accession Number

1993.301