Bonnet

American
1877–80


Object Place: California, USA

Dimensions

17 cm (6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

56.839

Medium or Technique

Straw, knitting

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Beige and light brown fine straw, knitted and gathered over wire frame. Edge trimmed with knotted brown velvet ribbons which form bow at back then fall free. Along sides and front, artificial ivy leaves, clusters of blueberries and a spray of brown feather spines with stiff hairs. Condition good.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Minna L. Goehl