What is the meaning of the furniture term Bonnetiere?

A tall, deep and narrow French cabinet, used to accommodate bonnets. The furniture term bonnetiere refers to a type of French cabinet or wardrobe characterized by a tall and narrow structure with a bonnet-shaped top. It typically features one or two doors and may include drawers or shelves for storage. The bonnet shape of the top of the cabinet is often curvaceous, resembling a bonnet or hood, hence the name. Bonnetieres were popular during the 18th and 19th centuries and are often associated with French provincial or country-style furniture.
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