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Baby bonnet

Baby bonnet
Title
Baby bonnet
Date 
1820-1860
Medium 
Linen
Dimensions 
overall (flat): 19 x 8 x 3/8 in. ( 48.3 x 20.3 x 1 cm )
Description 
Ecru baby bonnet made of alternating rows of handmade linen bobbin lace with serpentine pattern, and hand embroidered whitework on cambric; one panel runs from the bottom of the neck over the head to the forehead, there are two panels covering the sides of the head; the outer edges are trimmed with three rows of cambric ruffle sewen to bobbin lace with scalloped and beaded edges; cambric ties are at either side to tie under the chin.
Object Number 
INV.14574.6
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group