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Bonnet - Layette, Cream, circa 1950s Object Reg. No: HT 19067 4

Summary:
Cream layette bonnet.
Used and owned by Bill Boyd in the 1950s.
The William Boyd Childhood Collection includes most of the childhood possessions of William (Bill) Boyd, who was born in 1947 and raised in the Victorian town of Maryborough. Kept by Lillian Boyd (Bill's mother) for decades, upon her death the Collection was donated by Bill to the former Museum of Childhood at Edith Cowan University in Western Australia. When the Museum of Childhood closed it was transferred to Museum Victoria.
Description:
Infant's hand knitted dress, matinee jacket, pants, and bonnets(1 ribbon,1knitted ties). All items cream wool with lace stitch pattern & rosebud motifs.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Edith Cowan University Museum of Childhood, 2008
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: bonnets
Themes this item is part of: William Boyd Childhood Collection, Childhood & Youth Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection
Primary Classification: CLOTHING
Secondary Classification: Infant
Tertiary Classification: ensembles
Past Owner: Edith Cowan University Museum of Childhood, Churchlands, Western Australia, Australia, 1992-2008
User: Mr William Boyd, Maryborough, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950s

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