Bonnet

American
1835–40


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

52 cm (20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

54.1777

Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Bonnet, with wide poke brim, of deep purple minutely figured silk, edge bound with bias fold of black velvet ribbon trimming around crown and at inner edge of brim, brim faced with very pale pink satin, loops of red ombré satin ribbon and pleats of tulle under side fronts of brim, modern cream colored ties.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Isabelle Richmond Reynolds