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Object Name Bonnet
Alternate Name Wedding Bonnet
Date 1869
Description Woman's wedding bonnet. Made of wire frame covered with cream net and silk bias strips, with applied cream colored lace and silk ribbons, adorned with faux fruit and leaves. Two long ties of lace, net, and silk bias strips, with a satin bow and a cluster of faux fruit joining the ties at the bottom. Bonnet is stored in original cardboard box, which has handwritten inscription: "Louise M. Gager Miner / Wedding Bonnet / May 5th, 1869."
(Keywords: Fashion, Accessory, Victorian, Hat, Cap)
Acquisition Museum Purchase
Ownership and History
Earliest Date 1869
Latest Date 1869
Subjects Clothing & dress
Wedding costume
Lexicon Sub-category Clothing -- Headwear
Catalog Number C01.2566
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by The Coby Foundation, 2009.
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