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Bonnet, ca 1830 US, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Woman’s green silk hat with wide poke bonnet brim and high crown.

Bonnet, ca 1830 US, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Woman’s green silk hat with wide poke bonnet brim and high crown.

Bonnet, 1880’s France, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Cream felt bonnet with cream silk ribbon, white ostrich feather and maroon artificial flowers and leaves in front, ribbon ties (yellow discoloration on feather and brim)

Bonnet, 1880’s France, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Cream felt bonnet with cream silk ribbon, white ostrich feather and maroon artificial flowers and leaves in front, ribbon ties (yellow discoloration on feather and brim)

Bonnet, ca 1867 Boston, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

A small bonnet of white straw, designed to be worn on top of head, trimmed with lilac velvet folds and matching small artificial blossoms arranged in three bunches, lilac taffeta broad ribbon ties; lined with china silk and glazed book muslin, on china silk a gold printed label: “Mrs. B. E. Hastings, MODE., 13 Hayward Place”; an inked note found in bottom of box reading April 1867, Mrs. L. S. Dabney’s (?).

Bonnet, ca 1867 Boston, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

A small bonnet of white straw, designed to be worn on top of head, trimmed with lilac velvet folds and matching small artificial blossoms arranged in three bunches, lilac taffeta broad ribbon ties; lined with china silk and glazed book muslin, on china silk a gold printed label: “Mrs. B. E. Hastings, MODE., 13 Hayward Place”; an inked note found in bottom of box reading April 1867, Mrs. L. S. Dabney’s (?).

Half bonnet of green velvet, ca 1870 US, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

A half bonnet of green velvet, front edge with point in center, covered with gathered matching velvet, rosette bow of green satin ribbon on top, two sets of ties, one green satin, one green velvet.

Half bonnet of green velvet, ca 1870 US, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

A half bonnet of green velvet, front edge with point in center, covered with gathered matching velvet, rosette bow of green satin ribbon on top, two sets of ties, one green satin, one green velvet.

Calash or hood, mid-19th century France (worn in Boston), the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Woman’s brown padded calash with light blue lining; brown double ruffle around face; light blue taffeta ties; padded curtain at back; ribs possibly made from wood

Calash or hood, mid-19th century France (worn in Boston), the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Woman’s brown padded calash with light blue lining; brown double ruffle around face; light blue taffeta ties; padded curtain at back; ribs possibly made from wood

Bonnet, 1825 US (probably), the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Dark green silk lined with white silk. Wooden sticks shape brim forward beyond face. Padded with cotton. Long brown and white silk ribbon ties. Slits in lining, brown stains on ties, but green silk in generally good condition.

Bonnet, 1825 US (probably), the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Dark green silk lined with white silk. Wooden sticks shape brim forward beyond face. Padded with cotton. Long brown and white silk ribbon ties. Slits in lining, brown stains on ties, but green silk in generally good condition.

In ancient greece, women of status showed it with clothing and jewelry. Lots of cultures did that. I believe egyptians were the same katiekatinahat-deactivated20130
Hello? I am working on a RP setting, and a culture in which a woman's influence depends on her marital status and if she has children. (Basically: Unmarried < Married < Married + child < Married + (#) children) These positions are supposed to be distinguished clothing and jewellery - jewellery being very important. I was wondering if you or your followers have any knowledge on the matter or sources I could use for researching for distinguishing factors. Thank you. :) nucleartuna

Anyone have an answer?  I don’t know a whole lot about jewelry.

Hats, bonnets and coiffures since 1776, 1778 France, Gallerie des Modes et Costumes Français
Row 1: Chapeau en berceau d&#8217;Amour orné de fleurs, et d&#8217;une barriere liséreé de tigre, Coëffure en Herisson surmonteé de plumes et de fleurs et ceinte d&#8217;une barriere de perles avec un gland
Row 2: Bonnet demi négligé avec deux barbes attachées par derriere, Pouf asiatique avec un fichu à trois pointes

Hats, bonnets and coiffures since 1776, 1778 France, Gallerie des Modes et Costumes Français

Row 1: Chapeau en berceau d’Amour orné de fleurs, et d’une barriere liséreé de tigre, Coëffure en Herisson surmonteé de plumes et de fleurs et ceinte d’une barriere de perles avec un gland

Row 2: Bonnet demi négligé avec deux barbes attachées par derriere, Pouf asiatique avec un fichu à trois pointes

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