Bonnet

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1845

GUSN

GUSN-39944

Description

Taupe/olive silk twill; plain; wide crown, gathered onto brim (with piping) for fullness; neck ruffle gathered around base of crown and extends to edge of brim; neck ruffle has tucked edge; tan silk taffeta ribbon ties; brim lined with cream silk; wire band around edge of brim; the whole lined with stiffened buckram; neck ruffle lined with cotton net.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bonnets (hats)
headgear
buckram
stitching
silk (textile)
twill
Shaker (Christian sect)
Women's clothing
Silk
Twill
Buckram
Hand Stitched
Shaker
BONNET

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1938.1139

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