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Bonnet

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Straw bonnet with deep brim, faded green ribbon sewn across top, open work edging

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

American, early 19th century

Place of Manufacture

possibly United States or England

Place of Use

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 18.4 x 16.5 x 34.3 cm (7 1/4 x 6 1/2 x 13 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

99.664.97

Medium or Technique

Braided straw trimmed with plain weave silk ribbon

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes