Bonnet

Description
Trimmed with real twigs, the flowers and leaves are probably made of silk. It has wide silk ribbons for tying the bonnet on under the chin. In some cases, they were tied under the hair at the back of the neck. The style is typical of the 1880s.
Accession Loan No.
39/1935/2c
Collection Class
Clothing and accessories
Common Name
bonnet
Simple Name
bonnet
Dimensions
crown depth 190 mm
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901)
Production Date
c 1880
Production Year Low
1880
Production Year High
1886
Production Continent
Europe
Family Group

Material
silk (velvet); wood ( natural twigs); crape (silk); gutta percha; cotton velvet

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