Bonnet Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Bonnet

Date

  • Creation: 1840

Language

  • No Language

Description

  • Content 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.

Subject

  • Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty): Bonnets (Hats)
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Social Life and Customs - Clothing - Accessories - Hats
  • Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty): Hats (Headgear)

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Coverage Date: 1810
  • Place Name: United States

Collection

  • Name: Texas Fashion Collection
    Code: TXFC

Institution

  • Name: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
    Code: UNTCVA

Rights

  • Rights Access: public
  • Rights License: by-nc-nd
  • Rights Statement: All Texas Fashion Collection content and images are copyrighted.

Resource Type

  • Physical Object

Format

  • Image

Identifier

  • Accession or Local Control No: 1900.076.003
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc29993

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