Sunbonnet

American
mid-19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

29.5 x 40 cm (11 5/8 x 15 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

53.2250

Medium or Technique

Cotton quilted fabric and cotton eyelet trim

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Sunbonnet; white cotton; crown full with drawstring around neck; brim quilted, by machine stitching, in design of quatrefoil worked through cotton facing, stiff buckram, and cotton backing; double narrow flounce of eyelet embroidery around face and neck edges.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Eleanor E. Barry