Bonnet

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1840 C-1845 C

GUSN

GUSN-31356

Description

Medium size; blue silk; blue self-fabric pleated (bands) applied trim crosses at top; round crown with piping; self-fabric neck ruffle with bow at center back; piping around brim edge; brim lined with ivory silk pleated to fit; the whole is stiffened with white buckram; brown satin ribbon ties with bow.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bonnets (hats)
headgear
buckram
stitching
silk (textile)
Women's clothing
Silk
Buckram
Hand Stitched
BONNET

Inscription

Handwritten paper note stitched to lining of right side: ""early 19th century / F. L. Chace"".

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Headwear

Accession Number

1927.449