December 13, "Why, bless your heart alive, my dear, how late you are!" said Mrs. Cratchit, kissing her a dozen times, and taking off her shawl and bonnet for her with officious zeal. "We'd a deal of work to finish up last night," replied the girl, "and had to clear away this morning, mother!" "Well! Never mind so long as you are come," said Mrs. Cratchit. "Sit ye down before the fire, my dear, and have a warm, Lord bless ye!" Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol
#11 "The Bonnet Girls Neighborhood & Town" The Foundry Pattern $13.50. Minnie, Nell, Nettie and Ruth pass by the foundry with their grocery shopping bags and see Mr. and Mrs. Simpson in the background. Embroidery floss will be needed for the baby carriage wheels. A stone fabric defines the building.
Philadelphia Museum Amish Girl's Ensemble: Dress, Pinafore, Mantle, Bonnet, and Doll Made in Arthur, Illinois, United States, North and Central America 1900-1920 Artist/maker unknown, American, Amish. From the family of Mrs. Ida S. Beachy, American (Arthur Illinois). Cotton, wool, and rayon Currently not on view 1995-128-6,8,29;1996-149-6a--h Purchased with the Costume and Textiles Revolving Fund, 1995