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Taupe bonnet with cross-stitched brim worn by the enslaved woman Martha Barnes

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Worn by:
Martha Miller Barnes, American, ca. 1827 - after 1902  Search this
Medium:
cotton, linen, muslin, thread, and mother of pearl
Dimensions:
H x W (flat): 12 × 14 1/2 in. (30.5 × 36.8 cm)
Type:
bonnets (hats)
Place made:
Waterproof, Tensas Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1850s - 1860s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Labor  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift in loving memory of my esteemed ancestor, Martha Barnes, and my grandmother, Ella Lucas
Object number:
2017.58.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Clothing-Historical
Exhibition:
Slavery and Freedom
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 3, C3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5cb8cfa1b-9f01-4084-847f-dd8a03ff70b7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.58.1
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