Bonnet

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1895-1903

GUSN

GUSN-53165

Description

Black straw bonnet edged with black velvet and trimmed with purple poppies, and black horsehair lace ribbon.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bonnets (hats)
headgear
flower (plant material)
artificial
stitching
horsehair
lace (needlework)
silk (textile)
straw (plant material)
velvet (fabric weave)
Hat
Bonnet
Women's clothing
Silk
Velvet
Horsehair
Lace
Straw
Artificial Flowers
Hand Stitched
Bonnet

Inscription

Embossed on lining: ""Mme Howard / 66 Beacon cor. of Charles St. / Boston"".

Maker

Howard, Mme. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Dimensions

9 x 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Randolph Frothingham

Accession Number

1942.804

Places

Massachusetts (United States)