Bonnet

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1833-1835

GUSN

GUSN-42359

Description

Burgundy silk velvet (somewhat faded to red/brown); high curved brim, curves around neck, and fits close to face; brim is trimmed with band of velvet; high crown points upward; right side of crown is pleated; trimmed at neck and top with striped red gauze ribbon and bow, with ties at neck; brim lined with red silk taffeta; brim also has band of wire and stiffened canvas for support and shaping; crown is lined with white buckram; note that there are three brass pins still remaining in the buckram lining.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bonnets (hats)
headgear
buckram
gauze
stitching
silk (textile)
taffeta
velvet (fabric weave)
Women's clothing
Silk
Velvet
Taffeta
Gauze
Buckram
Hand Stitched
BONNET

Additional Identification Number

B4540

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Headwear

Accession Number

1988.521