Bonnet

American
early 19th century


Place of Use: Lexington, Massachusetts, United States; Place of Manufacture: possibly United States or England

Dimensions

Overall: 18.4 x 16.5 x 34.3 cm (7 1/4 x 6 1/2 x 13 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

99.664.97

Medium or Technique

Braided straw trimmed with plain weave silk ribbon

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Straw bonnet with deep brim, faded green ribbon sewn across top, open work edging

Provenance

Worn by a member of the Robbins family; inherited by Ellen A. Stone; gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone