Object Record

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Object Name Bonnet
Object ID # 1988.56.1
Creator Maker Unknown
Place of Origin probably Southeastern Pennsylvania
Date 1900 ca.
Material Cotton, Silk
Dimensions W-10 inches
Description A ladies bonnet made out of black silk. The crown is soft and is attached to a 7.00" wide machine quilted brim with a ruffle. Attached to the base of the crown and bottom of the brim is a 7.50" long skirt. Above the skirt, at the back of the crown are two self-fabric ties that are tied in a bow. Thee are two thin black silk grosgrain ribbon ties attached to the inside sides of the brim averaging 18.00" long. The back of the crown is lined in brown glazed cotton and there is a brown cotton drawstring inserted into the inside base of the crown. The bonnet is machine made with hand finishing details.
Provenance There is no information about the maker or origin of this piece.

Source Found in Collection
Collection Clothing-Accessories