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White cotton sunbonnet

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Cap crown and deep cape of dimity, deep forehead band of piqué in minute lozenge pattern, narrow ruffle around face of very finely striped dimity, drawstring at back of neck; forehead piece lined with white cambric, white cambric ties.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Dows Dunham

American, About 1840

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

43.5 x 43.5 cm (17 1/8 x 17 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

52.254

Medium or Technique

Cotton dimity, cotton pique, and cotton ribbon

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes