Woman's hat or bonnet, consisting of palmetto braided layers forming a broad crown in the shape of a cone with two sections of the same braids forming two ties at the front bottom. There is no lining.
|Dimensions||H-10 W-6 L-9 inches|
|Made||Miss Webber, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana|
Miss Webber made and wore this hat; she gathered, bleached, and braided the palmetto palms in St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana.
"Bonnet, made and worn during the war by a Confederate lady, who gathered the palms in St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, who bleached and braided it." (accession ledger)