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c. 1870

Ladies black bonnet, constructed wire frame with a millinery netting base lined in black silk decoration - velvet bow at back and ties.
Ribbon bow, millinery net & sequins & chenille applied thread as decoration.
Black satin bow on right hand side and black ostrich feathers at front.
Underneath at front has black chenille.

Historical information

Hand made. Believed to have been owned by Mrs Syred of Bedjording.
Not all the original feathers remain attached to the bonnet. (These have been encapsulated and stored separately.)



Registration number
Item type
260 mm
Height or length
300 mm
c. 1870
Primary significance criteria
Historic significance
Shire of Toodyay

Shire of Toodyay

Organisation Details
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Feather & silk bonnet
Feather & silk bonnet