Bonnet

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1836-1838

GUSN

GUSN-31357

Description

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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bonnets (hats)
headgear
buckram
cotton (textile)
gauze
silk (textile)
straw (plant material)
festoon (motif)
floral patterns
Women's clothing
Silk
Buckram
Cotton
Straw
Gauze
Leno Weave
Garland
BONNET

Inscription

Handwritten paper note sewn into lining: ""early 19th century / F. L. Chace"".

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1927.450