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.

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.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1840.

Context

This physical object is part of the collection entitled: Texas Fashion Collection and was provided by UNT College of Visual Arts + Design to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 239 times . More information about this object can be viewed below.

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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.

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Texas Fashion Collection

The UNT Texas Fashion Collection is dedicated to the preservation and documentation of historically significant fashion, and serves as an educational and inspirational resource for students, researchers, and the general public. This vital resource is part of the UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.

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  • 1840

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Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Dec. 20, 2010, 11:16 a.m.

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  • Nov. 21, 2016, 10:30 a.m.

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Bonnet, physical object, 1840; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29993/: accessed November 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.