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Object Name Bonnet
Year Range from 1875
Year Range to 1880
Place of Origin Paris
Description White or cream-colored bonnet of felted material on a buckram base. Pointed crown with large bow of cream brocade ribbon with maroon, pink, and green brocaded floral decoration, flanked by two white ostrich feathers. Brim covered with maroon corduroy velvet. Matching ribbon streamers attach at sides.


In an oval hatbox covered with maroon paper with a silver abstract design in silver; two brass bail handles on exterior of box. Inside is a portion of top of original hat box with printed label

7 x 7 1/4 x 9”
Accession Number 1976.1372