Bonnet

American
mid-19th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Overall: 20.3 x 20.3 x 22.9 cm (8 x 8 x 9 in.)

Accession Number

47.1522

Medium or Technique

Silk, net, lace, taffeta trimmed with ruching, flowers, and lace

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Bonnet, white net foundation, edges covered with gathered bias cut café-au-lait taffeta, trimmed with ruching of same taffeta, with edges fringed, blue forget-me-nots and white taffeta ribbon at top and sides. Worn by Lucina Foster, born August 19, 1841, who married Frank Tripp, October 16, 1861. Cf.: 46.1015, wedding dress. Bonnet part of wedding outfit.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Marion C. Tripp