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Woman's bonnet

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Straw bonnet with red velvet trim which ties at back, red velvet bow at back, bunch of faux cherries tied to ribbon at top


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

Woman's hat

American, 1860s

Place of Manufacture

probably United States

Place of Use

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States


Overall: 26.7 x 17.1 x 25.4 cm (10 1/2 x 6 3/4 x 10 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Braided straw, silk velvet, and lacquer, wire, and paper faux cherries


Textiles and Fashion Arts