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Bonnet - Cream, circa 1950s Object Reg. No: HT 19072

Summary:
Cream knitted 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:
Cream knitted bonnet with cream embroidered edging, embroidered pink and blue flowers and cream ribbon.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Edith Cowan University Museum of Childhood, 2008
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 120 mm (Height), 150 mm (Width)

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

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