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Baby bonnet

Object Number: 
INV.14574.3
Date: 
1820-1880
Medium: 
Linen
Dimensions: 
overall (flat): 19 3/8 x 6 3/4 x 1/2 in. ( 49.2 x 17.1 x 1.3 cm )
Description: 
Ecru linen close-fitting baby bonnet, the panel at the back of the head is horseshoe shaped and is trimmed with a row of piping, the brim over the head has nine rows of tucks in the middle, the edges are trimmed with handmade linen bobbin lace with scalloped beaded edges, the cap originally tied under the chin, as one fabric tie remains at the front of one side, there are fabric tape ties threaded through the neck edge to cinche the bonnet snug on the head.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group