Sunbonnet

American
second quarter of 19th century


Object Place: United States, New England

Dimensions

34 x 32 cm (13 3/8 x 12 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.380

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave (cambric)

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White cambric sunbonnet gathered at back, two casings and drawstrings inside at back; three corded bands across top with gathered sections in between, ball fringe along edge of front band; long skirt, long ties

Provenance

Inherited by Misses Aimee and Rosamund Lamb; Gift to the MFA, 1951

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb