San Jancinto Museum of History

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  • BONNET

  • CATEGORY: PERSONAL ARTIFACTS
  • MEASUREMENTS: 10"H x 12"Depth
  • DATE MADE: early 19th century

Description

Bonnet, child's. White (stained, discoloered) bonnet, trimmed with lace (circular pattern). Lace trim, 1/2" width. Two sets of drawstrings; two ties at front and two ties at back of bonnet. Large ties (two) at base of bonnet, with a length of 16", width, 1 5/8". Fair condition, moderate discoloration, staining (foxing?). Folds. Ties, severe wrinkling, creasing.


Provenance

These articles of children's clothing (18372c1-9) belonged to the Reverend and Mrs. James (Rhoda Barton) Huckins. The Huckins' had four daughters born between 1833 and 1845. A brief biography and genealogy is located with the receipt of gift.

  • ASSOCIATED INDIVIDUAL: Huckins, Reverend and Mrs. James (Rhoda Barton)
  • CREDIT LINE: Creson, Sarah Hawley


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