Woman's bonnet

American
about 1850


Place of Use: Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 29.8 x 22.2 x 17.1 cm (11 3/4 x 8 3/4 x 6 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

99.664.111

Medium or Technique

Plain weave silk, cane ribs, straw and horsehair trim

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Beige silk bonnet, fabric shirred over narrowly spaced ribs, round caul, small curtain at back trimmed with silk ribbon and straw and horsehair trim

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