Bonnet

Description
This bonnet has very elaborate trimmings of ribbons, net and bunches of white currants. The leaves are probably of fabric while the currants may well be made of wax. Wax was much used during the later 19th and early 20th centuries for making fruit and berries for hat trimmings and head-dresses.
Accession Loan No.
82/1929/21
Collection Class
Clothing and accessories
Common Name
bonnet
Simple Name
bonnet
Dimensions
crown depth 180 mm
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901)
Production Date
c 1880
Production Year Low
1880
Production Year High
1890
Production Continent
Europe
Family Group

Material
silk; wax

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