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Woman's bonnet

American
late 18th to early 19th century


Place of Manufacture, probably Massachusetts, United States, , Place of Use, Lexington, Massachusetts

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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Collections

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