A wedding bonnet

about 1865

Object Place: United States


Overall: 22.9 x 21 x 10.2 cm (9 x 8 1/4 x 4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Leghorn straw, lace ruching, artificial roses, satin

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Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts



A wedding bonnet of cream colored leghorn straw, trimmed with triple ruffle of machine made lace ruching and bunch of artificial white roses at center tip, lace-tipped white satin ribbon ties, gold printed label in lining: Mme. Hastings, Maison de Modes, 165 Tremont Street, Boston.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Lee, Guy Hunter Lee, Mrs. Henry Jackson, Mrs. Thornton K. Ware, and Mrs. Joseph T. Walker, in memory of Susan Cotter Glidden Dove (Mrs. George W. W. Dove)