Shaker bonnet

American
early 19th century


Object Place: Hazardville, (Shaker settlement in Enfield) Town, Connecticut

Dimensions

21 cm (8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

55.373

Medium or Technique

Woven straw

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Shaker bonnet made in Hazardville, Town of Enfield, Connecticut for Shakers in Shaker settlement in Enfield, Connecticut in small factory owned partly by Amos D. Bridge of Hazardville. Shaker bonnet woven black and pale beige straw, untrimmed and unlined, with deep sun shield around face.

Credit Line

Gift of Charles A. Bridge