Wedding bonnet Date: 1837 Culture: American Medium: cotton, silk Dimensions: 13 x 11 in. x cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Alvah E.
Four pieces: 2 bodices, skirt, and belt. Magenta silk satin with black silk satin & black cotton lace. Shown here is the high-necked bodice for formal daytime wear. It also has lower-cut evening bodice.