Bonnet

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1860-1900

GUSN

GUSN-3075

Description

Black and natural colored straw woven into wide, projecting brim on shallow crown with straw binding at edges and seams; tan canvas binding at nape of neck and at inner seam.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bonnets (hats)
accessories
canvas
straw (plant material)
weaving
Shaker (Christian sect)
Straw
Coated Canvas
Woven
Shaker
BONNET

Inscription

On a printed paper label on the inside crown is the number '9.'

Associated Building

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

Related Items

Title Bonnet Accession Number 1991.1613

Maker

Bridge, Amos D., Mr. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Enfield, CT, USA

Object Type

Clothing--Accessory

Dimensions

8 x 10.5 x 6 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1570

Places

Connecticut (United States)