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Collection Clothing-Accessories
Catalog Number 1995.01.04
Object Name Sunbonnet
Year Range from 1880.0
Year Range to 1910.0
Creator Maker Unknown
Place of Origin Probably Southeastern Pennsylvania
Material Cotton
Dimensions W-14 L-19 inches
Description A ladies handstitched sunbonnet made out of a black cotton with a white circle print. The 7.50" wide brim features machine quilting and the crown is attached with a self-fabric ruffle. Attached to the base of the brim and crown is a 10.00" long self-fabric skirt. At the back of the crown there is also a self-fabric tied bow. Attached to the inside of the brim are two 11.00" long self-fabric ties. A cotton drawstring has been inserted into the base of the crown.
Provenance There is no information about the maker or origin of this piece.
Cataloged by C.Harvey