Bonnet bag

French, used in America
mid-19th century


Place of Manufacture: France; Place of Use: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 38.7 x 33 cm (15 1/4 x 13 in.)

Accession Number

51.342

Medium or Technique

Cotton twill, wool twill, wood

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Round bonnet bag of light brown striped twill, flat stiff bottom with five strips of wood inside; three encased hoops up sides; wool tape drawstring in top

Provenance

Inherited by Misses Aimee and Rosamund Lamb; Gift to the MFA, 1951

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb