Bonnet; unknown maker; 1890-1910; MT2012.23.1

Name/Title

Bonnet

About this object

Bonnet; a women's black bonnet decorated with glass beads, sequins and two ostrich feathers. The bonnet has two taffeta ties and is lined with silk and covered with ruched net over a wire base. It originally belonged to Mrs Margaret Taylor (1871-1948) of Mataura. Mrs Taylor's husband was John Taylor who operated a local rabbit processing factory from 1893. It came to us via Mrs Taylor's daughter, Nan Willcocks.

Maker

unknown maker

Maker Role

milliner

Date Made

1890-1910

Place Made

[?]

Medium and Materials

processed material, textile, silk
processed material, textile, net
processed material, textile, taffeta
processed material, textile, velvet
organic, animal, feathers, ostrich
processed material glass
processed material, metal, alloy, steel

Measurements

h 80mm x dia 280mm
medium

Subject and Association Keywords

clothing/fashion/costume/dress

Credit Line

From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.

Object Type

clothing

Object number

MT2012.23.1

Rights

All rights reserved

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