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Baby bonnet

Object Number: 
INV.14574.10
Date: 
1880-1910
Medium: 
Linen
Dimensions: 
overall (flat): 17 1/2 x 6 5/8 x 1 in. ( 44.4 x 16.8 x 2.5 cm )
Description: 
Ecru linen close-fitting collared baby bonnet made in two panels, the back panel is horseshoe shaped edged with piping, the other panel goes across the top of the head from ear to ear, the panels are made of alternating bands of machine made bobbin-style linen lace, and machine embroidered floral whitework, the collar is linen trimmed with two rows of the lace with a band whitework between, the brim is trimmed with a triple ruffle with lace trim, there are fabric ties at the front of each side, fabric ties are encased along the neck edge under the collar, to cinch the bonnet snug.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group