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Baby bonnet

Object Number: 
INV.14574.12
Date: 
1860-1910
Medium: 
Linen
Dimensions: 
overall (flat): 15 1/4 x 7 3/8 x 3/8 in. ( 38.7 x 18.7 x 1 cm )
Description: 
Ecru linen close-fitting baby bonnet; the panel at the back of the head is circular and has diagonal rows of tucks, the panel going over the top of the head is made of alternating rows of tucked linen and floral whitework, handmade bobbin lace trims triple ruffles around all outside edges, there are two ties at the front to tie under the chin, and two ties threaded through the neck and brim edges to cinch the bonnet snug.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group