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Object Name Bonnet
Date ca. 1865-1910
Description Woman's bonnet. White cotton with narrow blue stripes. Deep brim is stiffened with cardboard inserts. Bonnet has a drawstring and ties at the back of the neck; ties at top to gather the crown; and ties under the chin. The chin ties are a knit fabric and appear to be later replacements. This is a practical, everyday work bonnet.
(Keywords: Fashion, Accessory, Hat, New York)
Acquisition Gift of Ruth Hertenstein
Ownership and History Worn by Sophia Klingemann of Staten Island.
Earliest Date 1865
Latest Date 1910
Subjects Clothing & dress
Lexicon Sub-category Clothing -- Headwear
Catalog Number 88.031.0001
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by The Coby Foundation, 2009.
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