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hat 1947.3781

Object Name: bonnet

Date: 1825-1830

Accession Number: 1947.3781
Image Copyright: © Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • silk
  • metal
  • cotton
  • satin
  • scalloped

White silk over wire foundation. Rounded crown over stiffened foundation and stiffened muslin lining, puffed over wire and gathered vertically over two triple rows of wire; crown trimmed with satin ribbon bows and scalloped trimming of white silk, piped at edges; frill down right side of crown bound at edge; wide rounded brim, to curve forward slightly over face, edge gathered over five rows of wire; bound frill round back of neck, pale mauve silk ribbon ties.


Type: Whole
Height: 35 cm
Depth: 20 cm