A half bonnet

American
about 1870


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

36.5 cm (14 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.664

Medium or Technique

Straw; chiffon, ruching, velvet, ribbon, lace, taffeta

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

A half bonnet of natural colored horsehair straw and narrow velvet ribbon lace, back finished with green taffeta ribbon edged with light green chiffon ruching, light green chiffon ruching trims front edge continuing into ties.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Marjorie W. Childs