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Wedding bonnet

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain, UK (made)

  • Date:

    1870-75 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (production)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    silk satin trimmed with artificial flowers and velvet, silk lining

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss Juliet Reckitt and Messrs G. F. and A. L. Reckitt

  • Museum number:

    T.165-1923

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

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Physical description

Ivory (originally pale blue) satin bonnet trimmed with ribbons, artificial white lilac and tinted velvet ivy leaves.

Place of Origin

Great Britain, UK (made)

Date

1870-75 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (production)

Materials and Techniques

silk satin trimmed with artificial flowers and velvet, silk lining

Exhibition History

Unveiled: 200 years of wedding glamour from the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. (Museum of New Zealand, Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington 17/12/2011-22/04/2012)
The White Wedding Dress: 200 Years of Wedding Fashions (Bendigo Art Gallery 01/08/2011-06/11/2011)

Labels and date

Going-away bonnet
Britain
1870-5

Silk satin, originally pale blue, trimmed with ribbons, artificial white lilac and tinted velvet ivy leaves
Given by Miss Juliet Reckitt and Messrs G.F. & A.L. Reckitt
V&A: T.164-1923 [2011]

Materials

Silk; Artificial flowers; Velvet ribbon

Techniques

Millinery

Categories

Clothing; Fashion; Marriage; Accessories; Hats & headwear

Collection code

T&F

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