Bonnet

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1846

GUSN

GUSN-7201

Description

Tan straw; bands of scalloped edge straw alternate with band of finer, smooth straw; trimmed on outside with yellow taffeta ribbon; yellow taffeta neck ruffle with narrow straw bands; ribbon ties are pinned to inside of bonnet; brim lined with wire band, cream crepe, and artificial flowers in bunches at side of face, with tulle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bonnets (hats)
headgear
flower (plant material)
artificial
crepe (textile)
stitching
silk (textile)
straw (plant material)
taffeta
tulle (meshed textile)
wire
wool (textile)
Women's clothing
Straw
Silk
Taffeta
Crepe
Wool
Tulle
Artificial Flowers
Wire
Hand Stitched
BONNET

Inscription

Printed label on crown: ""137"".

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Headwear

Accession Number

1988.506