Bonnet

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1857

GUSN

GUSN-1236

Description

Black silk taffeta; hoops and shirring at brim; pleated neck ruffle stiffened with black net; black silk fringe tulle around face; lined with black silk, stiffened with canvas; wire support; narrow black ribbon ties with wider set of black taffeta ties.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bonnets (hats)
headgear
canvas
stitching
silk (textile)
taffeta
tulle (meshed textile)
Women's clothing
Silk
Taffeta
Tulle
Hand Stitched
Coated Canvas
BONNET

Inscription

Handwritten inside crown: ""Aged 16 yrs / Sallie / 1857"". [prob. Sarah Elizabeth Appleton Lawrence]

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1991.20