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Object Name Bonnet
Catalog Number 0985.10.00284
Description Women's bonnet, a shaker bonnet with straw crown lined with faded red cotton, and no brim. A blue and white gingham ruffle trim is on the front; the same blue and white gingham is across the back of the crown and forms the mantle or skirt. This same gingham material is used as a tie on the interior of the skirt attached to the crown.
Material straw/cotton
Dimensions H-17 W-3 L-10 inches
Owned Miss Adams
Provenance A shaker bonnet worn by Miss Adams of Darlington, South Carolina. She is believed to have made/worn this bonnet during the war.
People Adams, Miss
Search Terms ersatz
Subjects Headgear
Hats
Women
Bonnets