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Accession number 1962.084
Catalog Number 1962.084.0001
Object Name Bonnet
Description Woven Straw bonnet, with palm warp. Covered in Dark blue cloth cotton and silk?. Dark Blue silk weft, some warp thread are blue silk, others are thick cotton creating a corduroy pattern. Inside is lined with dark blue silk. Dark blue silk ribbon ties. Dark Blue binding where bonnet would have sat on neck. Cape is made of same material as bonnet. This is estimated at Ca. 1840.
Date 1840 c.
Depth (in) 7
Height (in) 6.75
Width (in) 7
Material Straw/Palm Leaf/Silk/Cotton
Place of Origin Hancock, MA