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Bonnet made of cream silk gauze, leno weave, with floral garland pattern; floral garland alternates with bands of straw which are woven into the gauze with chevron pattern covering; brim and crown are slightly angled; neck ruffle and trim around brim and crown of cream/ivory silk satin brim lined with beige silk; crown and brim stiffened withs buckram; crown has 3/4 lining of cream (discolored) cotton.
straw (plant material)
Handwritten paper note sewn into lining: ""early 19th century / F. L. Chace"".