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Object Name: sunbonnet

Date: 1900-1925

Accession Number: 1984.423
Image Copyright: ©Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • denim
  • cotton

Blue denim, heavy sunbonnet with horseshoe shaped back panel covered with rows of top stitching, gathered and frilled sides. A stiff topstitched and folded back brim and a deep double neck frill. Trimmed with a band of fabric, caught at intervals, just above the neck frill. Fastening with ties of blue cotton fabric.