Room 2A

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Room 2A

Women's rattan bonnets

Two women's bonnets made of rattan. Machine and hand stitched. Back panel and neck area made of indigo-dyed gauze. Interior of one bonnet stenciled "FORMOS"

Year (or year range): 
1850-1870
Approximate era: 
1851-1900

Woman's calash bonnet

Woman's calash bonnet in dark blue silk. Lined with white silk and another fabric. Hand stitched throughout. Note attached to bonnet reads: "Calash Bonnet. Bonnet with folding top - it would be pushed back in Church - Property of James Goldsbury estate."

Year (or year range): 
1825-1840
Approximate era: 
1801-1850

Woman's bonnet

Woman's quilted winter bonnet. Plaid outer fabric. Lined with twill woven fabric. Hand stitched throughout. Attached paper reads: "Old Bonnett worn in early days. Property of care of James Goldsbury.

Year (or year range): 
1850-1870
Approximate era: 
1851-1900

Knitted reticule

Home-made knitted reticule in purple and white cotton commercial embroidery floss. Lining attached with hand stitching. Drawstring closure.

Approximate era: 
don't know

Child's netted cap

infant or child's cap in net

Year (or year range): 
1850-1900
Approximate era: 
1851-1900

Woman's silk stockings.

Pair of woman's silk stockings. Machine knit, seamed up back.

Year (or year range): 
1900's
Approximate era: 
1901-1925

Women's blouse in black net.

Victorian black net woman's long sleeve blouse with drawstring waist.

Year (or year range): 
1860-1890
Approximate era: 
1851-1900

Cotton white work women's collar

Woman's collar of white cotton intricately embroidered in white work. Hand sewn shoulder seams.

Year (or year range): 
1840-1880
Approximate era: 
1851-1900

Lace cap or collar

Needlepoint lace with taffeta ribbons on edges.

Year (or year range): 
1840-1900
Approximate era: 
1851-1900

Lace

Nine pieces of bobbin lace. Probably used as lappetts, collars and cuffs

Year (or year range): 
1840-1900
Approximate era: 
1851-1900
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