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Black prairie bonnet, fabric feels like stiffened organza. Along the crown and sides is a 2-1/2â soft ruffle brim framing the face. Attached to the crown at the back of the bonnet is a gathered and puffy round piece of the organza w/a 30â circumference. The bonnet has a curtain w/a large black bow and 2 stringers tie into a bow under the chin. Quilting backed w/buckram.
Black Quilted Bonnet, folded back brim frames face, 18â height includes a 9â curtain, brown stitching. Possibly an Amish mourning cap. DATE: 1860s.
Black silk crepe drawn bonnet with a 17â long curtain and a chantilly lace overlay. Bonnet is 10â deep, has cane supports and a cream linen lining. Entirely hand stitched. Reminiscent of a widowâs first mourning bonnet. DATE: Mid 1800s.
Black straw bonnet w/a 2â rim of ruched braided horsehair, slightly raised crown, covered w/black silk taffeta and bows. The back U shaped center w/a black velvet bow on the sides, front side has forest green velvet bow and black rhinestones, velvet stringers tie under the chin. Black silk lining. Milwaukee. DATE: 1870s.
Cream crocheted wool and lace Shawl with an overlay of crocheted cream silk thread. Shaw shaped similar to a triangle with cream grosgrain ribbon interlaced along the edges and pulled tight around the face forming a head cover. The two ends of the ribbon come together under the chin and tie into a bow. The two long sides hang down below the shoulders. There are 3 ribbon bows on the crown. DATE: Mid 1800s.
Crocheted black Bonnet in variety of stitches, ruffles framing the face. 13â from crown to the bottom edge of the curtain, (part that covers the nape of the neck, also called a bavolette), black ribbon bow at back and black ribbon ties at front. Black linen lining. Possibly a mourning hat. DATE: Mid 1800s.
Quilted Bonnet in deep forest green silk. Wire inserted under quilting frames the face. The rim has green velvet cording. There is a 2â ruffled curtain with a green ribbon bow at center back and green ribbon stringers that tie under the chin. The lining is silk, cream under the crown and deep pink under the ruffles. Entire bonnet is hand-sewed. DATE: Circa 1860s.
Snood in ivory lace with a floral motif, ruffled crocheting framing the face and an over layer of crocheting down the back. DATE: 1860s.
Spoon Bonnet, black straw, Empire style over wire frame. Hat has a peaked crown covered with two red roses surrounded by brown and white leaves, dried stems and tiny bud like beads. Black velvet ribbon goes around the circumference of hat. There is a red rose at center of back. 20â velvet strings are attached with a bow at each side and tie into a bow under the chin. Hat 10â high with a6â depth. Empire style is deeper than a spoon hat and extends out with a flat slanted back. Buckram lining with a 2â piece of velvet along the rim. DATE: 1862 to mid 1870s.
Spoon Bonnet, cinnamon silk over wire frame, hat has a peaked crown, interior is decorated with white flowers and 2 red silk rose buds. Gathered silk covers the hat with a large self fabric bow at back, wide 26â stringers tie into bow under the chin. The lining ecru buckram. Called a spoon bonnet because it is shaped like a spoon. DATE: 1860s and 70s.