Bonnet

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1840-1848

GUSN

GUSN-38209

Description

Tan straw; scalloped/rough braided bands; ends of brim extend to round tips, and curves upward around neck; trimmed on outside with white silk ribbon, twisted to form three bands (like piping) at top, with a rosette at left side and streamer at right; ivory satin neck ruffle formed by stitched pieces of above ribbon together; inside of brim trimmed with yellow satin ruching with one wire band (covered with cream silk) around brim and neck; matching yellow ribbon ties are looped and have hook and eye closure; the rest of bonnet is lined with cream gauze, with pieces of plastic(?) or cellulose(?) attached.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bonnets (hats)
headgear
stitching
satin
silk (textile)
straw (plant material)
wire
day (time of day)
Women's clothing
Straw
Silk
Satin
Wire
Hand Stitched
Day Wear
BONNET

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Headwear

Accession Number

1935.1305