Bonnet

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1846-1848

GUSN

GUSN-27575

Description

Light green silk; shirred with nine pairs of reed hoops; brim has rounded ends, with cut away for neck; neck is padded and has very long neck upper with three bands of piping--one in center of ruffle; taffeta silk ribbon ties, of ombred green and cream, brocaded with delicate floral sprays with green leaves, ribbon ties have hook and eye; round crown stiffened with leno weave convas; three-quarters of hat lined with canvas of tighter weave; brim has one wire support attached on inside from crown to brim edge along top.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bonnets (hats)
headgear
cotton (textile)
gauze
stitching
reed (grass, material)
silk (textile)
reed (grass, material)
Hat
Bonnet
Women's clothing
Silk
Reed
Gauze
Cotton
Hand Stitched
Leno Weave
Bonnet

Inscription

Handwritten in ink on accession tag attached to brim: ""W.P. / 609 / H.B.10"".

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing; Headwear

Credit Line

Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone

Accession Number

1917.756