Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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child's sunbonnet
  • Mother of John G. Haskell
    active: United States
  • child's sunbonnet, 1833
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton, shirring, quilting
  • Object Length/Width: 27.9 x 17.8 cm
    Object Length/Width: 11 x 7 in
  • Gift of Miss Mabel Haskell
  • Not on display
  • 1932.0051

Sunbonnet made of pink and white check gingham. Made by hand with rows of shirred fabric with quilting between. Rows run parallel with edge around face. Ruffle at neck and tied under chin.