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Woman's bonnet

late 18th to early 19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 28.6 x 20.3 x 32.4 cm (11 1/4 x 8 x 12 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

99.664.96

Medium or Technique

Braided straw lined with embossed plain weave silk, wire wrapped in silk

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Americas , Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Straw bonnet in funnel or leghorn shape, white silk lining with diamond and flower pattern, silk corded wire around inside edge

Provenance

Worn by a member of the Robbins family; inherited by Ellen A. Stone; gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone