Bonnet

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1833-1835

GUSN

GUSN-37772

Description

Peach-orange wool bonnet woven with cream silk threads in herringbone pattern. High, curved brim has two cane and one wire ribs, with four additional cane ribs. Fabric is gathered along the ribs. Crown is high and angled with six circular cane ribs. Fabric is gathered around these as on brim. Self neck ruffle, striped gauze ribbon of cream silk with chartreuse tint; ribbon trims brim where brim meets crown, around neck, with bow at center back, and ribbon ties at neck; brim lined with self fabric; crown has painted straw and canvas support, with tan cotton cambric lining.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bonnets (hats)
headgear
buckram
stitching
silk (textile)
straw (plant material)
wire
wool (textile)
herringbone
Women's clothing
Silk
Wool
Cambric
Buckram
Straw
Wire
Hand Stitched
Herringbone
BONNET

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Headwear

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Lilias Page

Accession Number

1935.414