Woman's straw bonnet, ca. 1883

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

Description

A woman's homemade straw bonnet with blue ribbon and bows, felt flowers, and a wire medallion with pearls. The hat's decoration, which were changed by the owner to reflect new seasons and styles, are held onto the straw with straight pins.

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About This Item

  • Title: Woman's straw bonnet, ca. 1883
  • Creation Date: 1883
  • Subject Date: 1883
  • Media: Straw, lace, felt, satin
  • Local Code: 1995.100.4
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
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