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Profile bonnet. White silk satin trimmed with green chenile and yellow cording braid across front, bands over back and circle on left side; white fabric flower spray at top front. White an dgreen striped ribbon tie over front depending from sides. Plaited straw foundation. Gauze lining...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, 1805–10

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22.5 x 22.3 x 17 cm (8 7/8 x 8 3/4 x 6 11/16 in.) Decoration with flowers is included. Measures are approximative.

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Medium or Technique

Silk satin, chenille yarn, silk-wrapped millinery wire, silk and wire flower trim, silk ribbon, and silk satin lining


Textiles and Fashion Arts