Bonnet

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1830-1870

GUSN

GUSN-3114

Description

Black and natural woven straw with a shallow gathered crown and long, arched brim; the edges are bound in brown straw binding tape and the neck and rear of the brim is bound in tan linen binding.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bonnets (hats)
linen (material)
straw (plant material)
weaving
Shaker (Christian sect)
Straw
Linen
Woven
Shaker
BONNET

Inscription

On a paper tag under the crown is written the number nine.

Associated Building

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

Related Items

Title Bonnet Accession Number 1991.1570

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing

Dimensions

6.5 x 7.25 x 10.25 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1613

Date

1830-1870 (Possibly)