Bonnet

American
early 1850s


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Overall: 24.8 x 30.5 x 17.8 cm (9 3/4 x 12 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

48.1209

Medium or Technique

Silk gauze, with silk ribbon

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Tan gauze bonnet with cording and gathered ruffle at neck, lined with net and ivory silk; front brim lined with green silk ribbon with border stripe of white with black dots and bow of same on either side, ties of same ribbon.

Provenance

Gift to the MFA, 1948

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ward Thoron