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Baby bonnet

Baby bonnet
Title
Baby bonnet
Date 
1830-1880
Medium 
Linen
Dimensions 
overall (flat): 15 x 6 1/2 x 1 in. ( 38.1 x 16.5 x 2.5 cm )
Description 
Ecru linen close-fitting baby bonnet made in three panels, one which runs from the neck over the head to the forehead, and two at the sides, they are joined with fows of hand embroidered floral whitework, the edges are trimmed with double ruffles of handmade linen bobbin lace with scalloped beaded edges, a fabric tape tie is threaded through a casing around the front edge and is made to tie under the chin, the same tape is threaded through the neck edge to cinch the bonnet snug.
Object Number 
INV.14574.11
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group