Sunbonnet

Description:

Sunbonnet of black silk taffeta. The brim of the hat has 6 shirred hoops with deep padding in between, and a ruffled edge of the same fabric. At center back of neck, on the tail of the hat, is a flat bow of black silk taffeta, and the ties are of black silk taffeta ribbon. The crown is lined with brown glazed cotton fabric.

The TFC thanks Rebecca Jumper Matheson for her research on this object.

Creator(s): Unknown
Creation Date: 1850
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 71
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1850
Coverage:
Date
1850  
Description:

Sunbonnet of black silk taffeta. The brim of the hat has 6 shirred hoops with deep padding in between, and a ruffled edge of the same fabric. At center back of neck, on the tail of the hat, is a flat bow of black silk taffeta, and the ties are of black silk taffeta ribbon. The crown is lined with brown glazed cotton fabric.

The TFC thanks Rebecca Jumper Matheson for her research on this object.

Note:

This object was part of the Dallas Museum of Fashion collection. Founded in 1960 by the Fashion Group, Inc. of Dallas, the collection comprised important items of historic and current fashion. It was housed in the Apparel Mart, Dallas, and operated as the Dallas Museum of Fashion from 1960 until 1971. It moved to what was then North Texas State University in 1972, and became the Texas Fashion Collection.

Physical Description:

26 cm. from base of brim to top of crown; 20 cm. deep from front of brim to back of hat.

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Contributor(s):
Series Title: Dallas Museum of Fashion Collection
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1965.039.003
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc30079
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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