Bonnet.

Description:

Bonnet of blue silk. Brim is hand-quilted in square corners and curving lines that follow the shape of the brim in even lines. The brim is composed of 3 pieces of silk fabric, which are pieced together and then quilted. Cotton used as batting material throughout. The crown is entirely quilted in rows of horizontal stitching and radiating circles. The tail has L-shaped quilting, which echoes the front edge of the tail. The chin ties are striped silk ribbons. Some areas of fabric loss and shattering on bonnet and ties.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: 1810  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 141
Past 30 days: 16
Yesterday: 1
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1810
Coverage:
Place
United States
Date
1810  
Description:

Bonnet of blue silk. Brim is hand-quilted in square corners and curving lines that follow the shape of the brim in even lines. The brim is composed of 3 pieces of silk fabric, which are pieced together and then quilted. Cotton used as batting material throughout. The crown is entirely quilted in rows of horizontal stitching and radiating circles. The tail has L-shaped quilting, which echoes the front edge of the tail. The chin ties are striped silk ribbons. Some areas of fabric loss and shattering on bonnet and ties.

Physical Description:

Crown's horizontal lines of stitching: 1/2" apart; crown's radiating circle stitching: 3/8" apart; tail: 3 1/2" long at center back.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1900.076.003
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc29993
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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