User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Bonnet

Start collecting

A black fancy woven straw bonnet in horizontal lines of relief and open work, designed to be worn well back on the head with a short somewhat flaring brim ending in curled in points, brim faced with black taffeta covered with black tulle, a piece of dark wadding sewn inside bonnet at each side...

Show Full Description

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Isabelle Richmond Reynolds

American, About 1860

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

Overall: 24.1 x 24.1 x 17.8 cm (9 1/2 x 9 1/2 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

54.1780

Medium or Technique

Straw; weaving, taffeta

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes