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Object Name Boater
Catalog Number 0985.07.00230
Description Men's boater hat consisting of palmetto straw, said to be swamp palmetto, with a deep crown. Hatband consisting of 1.5-inch wide grosgrain black ribbon with a flat bow on one side. A red ribbon is tied to black leather sweatband inside the crown.
Material palmetto/fabric/leather
Dimensions H-3.5 W-14 L-14.5 inches
Owned Mrs. J. M. Bonney ; unidentified Confederate soldier
Made Mrs. J. M. Bonney in Satortia, Mississippi, CSA
Provenance Mrs. J. M. Bonney of Satortia, Mississippi, made and shaped the boater out of common swamp palmetto; she made many of these for the "Boys in Gray."
People Bonney, J. M., Mrs.
unidentified Confederate soldier
Subjects Headgear