Bonnet

Collection Type

  • Clothing and Accessories

Date

1825-1850

GUSN

GUSN-2999

Description

A woman's silk bonnet with quilted tubes on the head and peplum trim at the neck, the fabric is a deep teal-blue with greenish yellow curley stripes; the deeper part of the inside cap has an off-white cotton, it is all stuffed with a cotton filling; and old pale-green ribbon tie is torn off at the tops.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bonnets (hats)
headgear
cotton (textile)
hand sewing
quilting
silk (textile)
thread
Hat
Bonnet
Bonnet

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

9 x 8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1480