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Child's bonnet

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Child's bonnet of natural colored Milan straw, edges finished with band of straw and horsehair lace, edge of brim faced iwth pleated red velvet, bias band of white velvet around outer brim; label in gold: Mrs. L.B. Gilmore, 319 Essex Street, Lawrence, Mass.

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Gift of Mrs. Charles F. Pease

American, Second half 19th century

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Overall: 16.5 x 17.8 x 14 cm (6 1/2 x 7 x 5 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Milan straw, horsehair, lace, velvet


Textiles and Fashion Arts