Baby bonnet

Title:
Baby bonnet
Date: 
1825-1875
Medium: 
Linen
Dimensions: 
overall (flat): 17 1/4 x 6 1/4 x 1/2 in. ( 43.8 x 15.9 x 1.3 cm )
Description: 
Ecru linen close fitting baby bonnet; there is a round panel at the back of the head with a brim going over the top of the head from ear to ear; the brim is decorated with a section having eight rows of tucks, two bands of ruchings with a band of hand embroidered whitework between, followed by another section with eight rows of tucks; all edges are trimmed with double ruffle with machine made tulle; each side has a fabric tie at the front, and there are two fabric tape ties at the center of the back to cinch the bonnet snug around the neck.
Object Number: 
INV.14574.4
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group