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Object Name Bonnet
Object ID # 1988.24.1
Creator Maker Unknown
Place of Origin probably Southeastern Pennsylvania
Date 1890 ca.
Material Buckram, Silk
Description A ladies plain bonnet made out of black silk. The 6.00" wide brim is hand quilted and meets a folded overlaid ribbon which joins the crown to the brim. At the attachment of the crow there is cartridge pleating creating a puckered style to the crown. There are two ties attached at the sides of the bonnet which tie in the bow at the base of the crown. Also, attached to the base of the crown and bottom of the brim is a 5.50" skirt. There are two black silk ribbon ties attached to the inside sides of the brim averaging 11.50" long. The back of the crown is lined in buckram.
Provenance There is no information about the maker or origin of this piece.
Source Gift of Priscilla L. Delp
Collection Clothing-Accessories