Woman's bonnet

Woman's hat

American
1860s


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

Dimensions

Overall: 26.7 x 17.1 x 25.4 cm (10 1/2 x 6 3/4 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

99.664.108

Medium or Technique

Braided straw, silk velvet, and lacquer, wire, and paper faux cherries

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Straw bonnet with red velvet trim which ties at back, red velvet bow at back, bunch of faux cherries tied to ribbon at top

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