White cotton sunbonnet

American
About 1840


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

43.5 x 43.5 cm (17 1/8 x 17 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

52.254

Medium or Technique

Cotton dimity, cotton pique, and cotton ribbon

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Cap crown and deep cape of dimity, deep forehead band of piqué in minute lozenge pattern, narrow ruffle around face of very finely striped dimity, drawstring at back of neck; forehead piece lined with white cambric, white cambric ties.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Dows Dunham