Cap/ Bonnet

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1852

GUSN

GUSN-29880

Description

Embroidered net lined w/ green silk; lace ruffle; green silk ruching at front and back; lighter green rosette w/ streamers on left side; 2 cream silk ties.

Details

Descriptive Terms

caps (headgear)
headgear
cotton (textile)
embroidering
stitching
silk (textile)
festoon (motif)
floral patterns
Girls' clothing
Silk
Embroidered
Hand Stitched
Garland
CAP

Inscription

Typed--sewn on inside right: ""Bonnet worn by Sarah Elizabeth Cummings (1852-1853) in Boston 1852."" Handwritten sewn on left: ""Sarah Lizzie""

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of the Misses Cummings

Accession Number

1923.331