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Mourning Hat,  circa 1915, United States, via the MET.

Mourning hat 1915 with U. Black hats were popular for general wear during WWI, when so many family members were dying in the war. Although this hat is decorative with grapes it is still considered to be a mourning hat due to its color.

Woman's Bonnet    Probably United States, late 1850s    Costumes; Accessories    Straw, silk ribbon, ostrich feather    Mrs. Alice F. Schott Bequest (M.67.8.194)    Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Woman's Bonnet Probably United States, late Costumes; Schott Bequest Los Angeles County Museum of Art

ca.1842, Trauerkleid aus Seide mit Vorderverschluss, USA

Mourning dress - Mourning dress Date: ca. 1845 Culture: American Medium: silk Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Nathalie Swift, 1969

Augusta Auctions, November, 2007 -Tasha Tudor Historic Costume Collection, Lot 153: Fancy Straw Poke Bonnet, 1840s

___ Poke Bonnet ___ Straw ___ from The Tasha Tudor Collection at 2012 Whitaker Auction

circa 1835 Black Straw Mourning Poke Bonnet

Worn by all classes and typically made of straw. This one in particular was most likely worn during mourning, due to the black color.

1836 Quaker straw bonnet | Flickr - Photo Sharing

Now in the possession of Leiston Meeting Suffolk, this was one of the bonnets belonging to the women of the Sawley family. It dates from before 1836 when the male head of the family was disowned.

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