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Woman's bonnet

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White silk bonnet, trimmed with net and lace in zig-zag pattern around edges, with pink silk ribbon arranged inside and forming ties. Label: "A Partridge and Co./Mode de Paris, 201 Washington St., Boston."

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Ward Thoron, to MFA 1948

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ward Thoron

American, about 1840

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

height x width x D: 25.4 x 30.5 x 22.9 cm (10 x 12 x 9 in.)

Accession Number

48.1212

Medium or Technique

Silk taffeta trimmed with silk ribbons, lace, net

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes