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Bonnet

American
About 1860


Object Place, USA

Dimensions

69.5 cm (27 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

54.1781

Medium or Technique

Straw, taffeta

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

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