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Black felt bonnet

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Black felt bonnet, with flaring brim, brim faced with red velvet, bright blue satin band crossed in front and ties of same with the words "SALVATION ARMY" printed in red on natural manilla paper sewn to blue band.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Marjorie W. Childs

American, 19th century

Object Place

United States


Overall: 18.5 x 23 x 16 cm (7 5/16 x 9 1/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Felt, velvet, silk satin ribbon, cotton lining, and paper


Textiles and Fashion Arts