Bonnet

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1875-1880

GUSN

GUSN-12006

Description

Tan and brown braided glossy straw; bonnet shape; straw braids interwoven to form bonnet; brimless; plait of straw attached all around edge; tatted cotton lace band around face; brown velvet ties attached at either side; mocha ostrich plume attached at left; curving around front; white glazed linen lining in back.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bonnets (hats)
headgear
braiding
cotton (textile)
feather (material)
hand sewing
silk (textile)
straw (plant material)
tatting (process)
velvet (fabric weave)
feather (material)
Straw
Silk
Velvet
Feather
Cotton
Tatted
Braided
Machine Sewn
BONNET

Inscription

Gold lettering stamped on glazed linen on crown lining: ""SCHOLER/ [seal -- 2 winged animals flanking crown-topped shield]/ 235 Sixth Ave/ NEW YORK""

Additional Identification Number

405

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Weston Historical Society

Accession Number

1993.302

Places

New York state (United States)