Sunbonnet

Description:

Sunbonnet of tan and blue braided straw. The hat has a wired brim and a grayish-white silk lining. It is trimmed in tan silk ribbon, and the bavolet, or back panel which shades the neck, is composed of brown, brick red, tan and blue striped cotton fabric. The ties are of brown silk taffeta and are attached to lower edge of brim with a herringbone stitch.

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

Creator(s): Unknown
Creation Date: 1830/1839  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 47
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1830/1839
Coverage:
From 1830 to 1839
Description:

Sunbonnet of tan and blue braided straw. The hat has a wired brim and a grayish-white silk lining. It is trimmed in tan silk ribbon, and the bavolet, or back panel which shades the neck, is composed of brown, brick red, tan and blue striped cotton fabric. The ties are of brown silk taffeta and are attached to lower edge of brim with a herringbone stitch.

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

Physical Description:

Approx. 38cm. from front of brim to back; brim is 16.5 cm. deep.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Contributor(s):
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1998.002.014
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc30282
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
Statement: All Texas Fashion Collection content and images are copyrighted.