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Wedding bonnet

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1845 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    silk tulle, crêpe, and imitation orange blossom

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss H. Blanche Buckley

  • Museum number:

    T.69-1929

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Cream silk tulle bonnet trimmed with bands of white crepe and sprays of imitation orange blossom, coal scuttle shape

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1845 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

silk tulle, crêpe, and imitation orange blossom

Object history note

Worn by the donor's mother for her wedding

Descriptive line

White tulle bonnet trimmed with sprays of artificial orange blossom

Labels and date

Wedding bonnet
Britain
1845

Silk net on cotton foundation, trimmed with silk ribbon and paper flowers
Given by Miss H. Blanche Buckley and worn by her mother
V&A:T.69-1929 [2011]

Materials

Tulle; Crepe; Artificial flowers

Techniques

Millinery

Categories

Marriage; Hats & headwear; Fashion; Day wear; Clothing; Accessories; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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