Bonnet

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1815-1830

GUSN

GUSN-25408

Description

Handsewn white cotton bonnet w/ ruffled front and botom edges. Two applied silk bows at top and 2 applied silk ties at front. Tightly gathered by hand throughout to form textured effect.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bonnets (hats)
headgear
cotton (textile)
linen (material)
silk (textile)
Cotton
Linen
Silk
BONNET

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

8.125 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman

Accession Number

1985.579

Places

Massachusetts (United States)