Hat        Place of origin:        Great Britain, United Kingdom (made)      Date:        1818-1823 (made)      Artist/Maker:        Unknown (production)      Materials and Techniques:        Silk, silk thread, paper, cotton, wire; hand-sewn      Credit Line:        Given by Henry Curtis      Museum number:        T.261-1926

Hat Place of origin: Great Britain, United Kingdom (made) Date: 1818-1823 (made) Artist/Maker: Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Silk, silk thread, paper, cotton, wire; hand-sewn Credit Line: Given by Henry Curtis Museum number: T.261-1926

Hat (image 3) | French | 1800 | silk, metal, raffia | Metropolitan Museum of Art | Accession Number: 1991.239.1

Hat (image 3) | French | 1800 | silk, metal, raffia | Metropolitan Museum of Art | Accession Number: 1991.239.1

Bonnet: ca. 1810, English or American, quilted silk satin, cotton lining, wire.

Bonnet: ca. 1810, English or American, quilted silk satin, cotton lining, wire.

The lightweight fabric and upturned, semi-circular brim of this fashionable bonnet are typical of the late 1820s. During this period, many bonnets were unlined and cane was frequently used to shape the brim and crown.

Bonnet

The lightweight fabric and upturned, semi-circular brim of this fashionable bonnet are typical of the late 1820s. During this period, many bonnets were unlined and cane was frequently used to shape the brim and crown.

Bonnet (back view) | United States, circa 1818 | Materials: straw, silk | The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Bonnet (back view) | United States, circa 1818 | Materials: straw, silk | The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Bonnet Date: 1887 Culture: French Medium: straw, silk Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. James G. Flockhart, 1968 Accession Number: C.I.68.53.17

Bonnet Date: 1887 Culture: French Medium: straw, silk Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. James G. Flockhart, 1968 Accession Number: C.I.68.53.17

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