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Woman's bonnet

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Straw bonnet in funnel or leghorn shape, white silk lining with diamond and flower pattern, silk corded wire around inside edge


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, late 18th to early 19th century

Place of Manufacture

probably Massachusetts, United States

Place of Use

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States


Overall: 28.6 x 20.3 x 32.4 cm (11 1/4 x 8 x 12 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Braided straw lined with embossed plain weave silk, wire wrapped in silk


Textiles and Fashion Arts