Bonnet

A bonnet with light green shot taffeta foundation covered with yellow fancy straw and horsehair lace in floral design, designed to be worn well back on head with short somewhat flaring brim ending in curled in points, front edge wired, traces of original shirred white tulle under brim, one ribbon tie of green silk taffeta pinned to right side of bonnet.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Isabelle Richmond Reynolds

Bonnet

  • American, About 1860
USA
Dimensions
69.5 cm (27 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Straw, taffeta
Classification
Costumes
Accession Number
54.1781
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