Shaker Museum

Bonnet

Description

Woven straw, possibly poplar bonnet. Seams on front edge of bonnet and between sides/crown are 3/8" wide and are woven in dissimilar fashion. Bonnet has light green pleated mesh flounce that is connected to bonnet for 13". Interior, back part of bottom trim is bright purple silk that is about 3/8" wide. Fabric seam, between sides and crown is light purple silk, about 5/8" wide with zigzags sewn on with white cotton thread. Crown is lined with nude transparent nylon or silk. Cream-colored ties, attached underneath flounce are 1 7/8" wide and about 12 1/4" long.

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Shaker Museum Bonnet. https://shakermuseum.us/object/?id=19734. Accessed on February 5, 2023

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