Bonnet of cream-colored silk moiré with cream moiré/patterned ribbon; three self-fabric pleats encircle flat crown at back; two and one-half inches wide ribbon encircles back portion of bonnet; ribbon with woven pattern of leaves on one side and one inch wide stripe of grosgrain moiré on opposite side; tri-looped bow of matching ribbon with two streamers at each side; tri-part bow with streamers at center back below crown; straight brim with dropped and rounded tabs at each side; self-fabric bavolet ribbon streamer at each side; one-eighth inch wide cream silk braid trims top and sides of bonnet one and one-half inches away from edge; braid trims bavolet; self-fabric lining on brim; buckram lining on remainder of bonnet.
Label: none
Date: 1845-50


  • Title: Bonnet Front View
  • Date Created: 1843/1847
  • Location Created: Europe
  • Physical Dimensions: L: 8 ½″
  • Provenance: Museum Purchase
  • Type: Bonnet
  • Rights: © FIDM Museum & Library, Inc. Image made available for limited non-commercial, educational, and personal use only, or for fair use as defined in the United States copyright laws. Users must cite the author and source of the image as they would material from any printed work, and the citations should include the URL “www.fidmmuseum.org”. For publication or press requests, visit http://www.fidmmuseum.org/about/rights-and-reproductions/ or email imagerights@FIDMmuseum.org.
  • Medium: Silk moiré faille, silk ribbon & silk cording

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