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Baby bonnet

Baby bonnet
Title
Baby bonnet
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.
Object Number 
INV.14574.4
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group