A wedding bonnet

American
about 1865


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Overall: 22.9 x 21 x 10.2 cm (9 x 8 1/4 x 4 in.)

Accession Number

49.433

Medium or Technique

Leghorn straw, lace ruching, artificial roses, satin

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

A wedding bonnet of cream colored leghorn straw, trimmed with triple ruffle of machine made lace ruching and bunch of artificial white roses at center tip, lace-tipped white satin ribbon ties, gold printed label in lining: Mme. Hastings, Maison de Modes, 165 Tremont Street, Boston.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Lee, Guy Hunter Lee, Mrs. Henry Jackson, Mrs. Thornton K. Ware, and Mrs. Joseph T. Walker, in memory of Susan Cotter Glidden Dove (Mrs. George W. W. Dove)