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Baby bonnet

Object Number: 
INV.14574.4
Date: 
1825-1875
Medium: 
Linen
Dimensions: 
overall (flat): 17 1/4 x 6 1/4 x 1/2 in. ( 43.8 x 15.9 x 1.3 cm )
Description: 
Ecru linen close fitting baby bonnet; there is a round panel at the back of the head with a brim going over the top of the head from ear to ear; the brim is decorated with a section having eight rows of tucks, two bands of ruchings with a band of hand embroidered whitework between, followed by another section with eight rows of tucks; all edges are trimmed with double ruffle with machine made tulle; each side has a fabric tie at the front, and there are two fabric tape ties at the center of the back to cinch the bonnet snug around the neck.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group