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Milk Maid's Bonnet

Period:
19th Century
Description:
Bonnet of the type worn by female agricultural and dairy workers throughout south west Scotland.  When Wordsworth and his sister Dorothy visited the Galloway  area in the 19th century the white caps of the women were one of the things which they remarked upon.
Materials/Media:
Linen
Source:
Dean Castle
Accession number:
KIMMG:2002/26/12
Digital Number:
EACL025n
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council