Women's Bonnet

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1884-1885

GUSN

GUSN-40452

Description

Brick red velvet bonnet trimmed with gold metallic appliques (scrolls and flowers) with gold beads. Red and black velvet bow and ruching on crown with narrow red velvet ties at sides. Lined with black cambric.

Details

Descriptive Terms

hats
appliqué (technique)
stitching
thread
metallic (color attribute)
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
floral patterns
Hat
Bonnet
Women's clothing
Silk
Velvet
Fiddle Thread
Cambric
Appliqued
Hand Stitched
Floral
Bonnet

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

8 x 5 x 5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Eustis

Accession Number

1940.159