Bonnet

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1861-1862

GUSN

GUSN-73743

Description

White tulle with tiny embroidered silk flowers; tulle pleated around crown; wired crown & brim; stiffened netting throughout bonnet; pleated neck ruffle; brim & neck ruffle trimmed with scalloped black netting; inside brim lined with scalloped tulle; white taffeta ribbon covering wire at brim & crown back; inside lining of white tulle; starched cotton sprays of light purple lilacs with green leaves at crown and inside brim; white taffeta neck ties; long & wide taffeta ribbon bow ties.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bonnets (hats)
headgear
lace (needlework)
Women's clothing
Lace
BONNET

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.6150