Brown, tall bonnet of netting, possibly cotton/silk mixture, shaped with covered wire in rows (26) around the hat. Also three more covered wires inside the hat from edge to crown, likely to help maintain the shape of the hat. Two inch ruffle of same material around back of hat; ecru silk ribbon ties and small bow. Inside crown has a layer of stiff, buckram-like material.
Stored in dark brown and white strip hat box with a label: "Manahan Fashions...Manahan 280 Boylston Street Boston" on top of box. Label also has space for a name...there is a letter "H" in that space.
|Lexicon category||3: Personal Artifacts|
|Lexicon sub-category||Clothing -- Headwear|