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Bonnet

American
about 1840


Object Place, United States

Dimensions

65.5 cm (25 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.658

Medium or Technique

Leghorn straw, ribbon, ombré

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Yellow leghorn; brim and crown in one piece; designed so that brim frames face closely; short cape of leghorn, trimmed with green ribbon divided down back so that one half is ribbed and the other half ombré; brim lined with cream colored georgette crepe; cluster of artificial flowers including white violets, on each side of brim facing.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Marjorie W. Childs