Bonnet

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1880-1885

GUSN

GUSN-2449

Description

A small shallow bonnet covered with pleated "crinkled" black crepe and ruffled crepe at the brim. It ties with a wide black grosgrain ribbon, and is lined with black silk taffeta. It is a mourning bonnet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bonnets (hats)
headgear
crepe (textile)
cloth
taffeta
Crepe
Taffeta
Grosgrain
BONNET

Inscription

A grosgrain shop label on the back of the bonnet reads: Marcella/Norfolk, Conn.

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Related Items

Title Bandbox Accession Number 1991.472B

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Headwear

Dimensions

8.5 x 7 x 3.25 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.473

Places

Connecticut (United States)