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Woman's bonnet

American
early 19th century


Place of Manufacture, probably England or Continental Europe, , Place of Use, Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 24.8 x 19.7 x 26.7 cm (9 3/4 x 7 3/4 x 10 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

99.664.107

Medium or Technique

Braided straw, paper lining, wire wrapped in silk

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Straw bonnet with continuous crown and brim, alternating braided pattern, silk corded wire around inside edge, paper lining inside back

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