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Bonnet - Light Blue Nylon Taffeta, late 1950s Object Reg. No: SH 880453

Summary:
Alternative Name(s): Sun Hat

Stiff blue nylon taffeta hat, hand-made. Worn by Andrew Reeves' sister in the late 1950s.
Description:
Stiff blue nylon taffeta hat, with double thickness visor with inserted roule cord. Edging appears to have once had a lace trim, now removed. Bonnet gathered onto brim at front and back is threaded with a tape running through creating a neck flap. Colour is pale blue with tying ribbons made of same material. Hand-made.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Andrew Reeves
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 56.00 cm (Diameter)
Dimension Comment: This is probably the diameter measurement.

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Tagged with: handcrafts, sun protection
Themes this item is part of: Childhood & Youth Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection
Primary Classification: CLOTHING
Secondary Classification: Child
Tertiary Classification: headwear
Date Used: 1955-1959

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