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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Fashion, Room 40

Bonnet

ca. 1860 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Bonnet of straw braid, trimmed externally with shaded green and white moiré ribbon. With black machine-made lace at the border of the bavolet and internally with a blond edged white tulle frill and at the brow with black and white blond interspaced with rose buds. There is a black silk covered stiffened band to hold the bonnet in place and white silk ribbon ties.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Straw, machine-made lace, tulle, silk ribbon
Brief Description
Straw bonnet with ribbon and machine-made lace, made in England, ca. 1860
Physical Description
Bonnet of straw braid, trimmed externally with shaded green and white moiré ribbon. With black machine-made lace at the border of the bavolet and internally with a blond edged white tulle frill and at the brow with black and white blond interspaced with rose buds. There is a black silk covered stiffened band to hold the bonnet in place and white silk ribbon ties.
Credit line
Given by Miss A. Maishman
Collection
Accession Number
T.103-1972

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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