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Black mourning bonnet

Period:
19th Century
Description:
Hand-sewn mourning bonnet of black quilted silk.  It is made from 3 pieces of fabric, sewn and gathered.  There are internal gathers that tighten the fit to the head and chin ribbons to secure it.
Materials/Media:
silk
Dimensions:
310mm x 275mm
Source:
Stranraer Museum
Accession number:
WIWMS 2006.3.2
Digital Number:
SRCL011a, SRCL011b
Creation Date:
1870-1890
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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