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Woman's bonnet

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Straw bonnet with continuous crown and brim, alternating braided pattern, silk corded wire around inside edge, paper lining inside back

Provenance

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, early 19th century

Place of Manufacture

probably England or Continental Europe

Place of Use

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 24.8 x 19.7 x 26.7 cm (9 3/4 x 7 3/4 x 10 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

99.664.107

Medium or Technique

Braided straw, paper lining, wire wrapped in silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes