Bonnet

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1843-1852

GUSN

GUSN-27580

Description

Tan straw, scalloped/rought plaited bands; brim extends to rounded points, and surves up and around neck; round crown; brim is lined with coral silk taffeta (stitched to fit shape), and narrow black velvet ribbon around edge of brim; one wire band around brim and neck; base of crown at neck is lined with off-white cambric, the rest of crown shows partial remains of paper lining; note also--remains of green silk ribbon ties attached to lining of brim (at points).

Details

Descriptive Terms

bonnets (hats)
headgear
braiding
stitching
paper (fiber product)
silk (textile)
straw (plant material)
taffeta
wire
Straw
Silk
Unidentified Paper
Taffeta
Wire
Cambric
Hand Stitched
Braided
BONNET

Inscription

Printed tag on crown: ""25"".

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Headwear

Credit Line

Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone

Accession Number

1917.770