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A woman's poke bonnet

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A woman's poke bonnet of fancy braided straw lace, wire under broad braiding of edge, untrimmed; said to have been Mrs. Nathaniel White's best bonnet, worn during the summer of 1848.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Dudley Clapp

French, 1848

Object Place

France

Dimensions

53 cm (20 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.2548

Medium or Technique

Braided straw lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes