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Baby bonnet

Object Number: 
INV.14574.8
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Linen
Dimensions: 
overall (flat): 18 x 8 x 3/4 in. ( 45.7 x 20.3 x 1.9 cm )
Description: 
Ecru linen and handmade linen bobbin lace close fitting baby bonnet, one panel runs from the neck over the top of the head to the forehead, there are two panels on each side; the panels are made of alternating rows of linen with three rows of tucks, and lace with wavey pattern in the center, the bonnet is trimmed on all edges with a triple ruffle of linen trimmed with lace, there are fabric ties on either side, as well as threaded through the neck edge and the brim edge which are used to cinche the bonnet snug to the head.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group