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Calashe bonnet

Description

Calashe bonnet, cream-colored silk; 10 hoops covered w/ silk to form cover over head (hoops fold like accordion); silk bow at back; 2 white ribbons on front for tying around neck; ruffles around front hoop and base.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1860
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
silk (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
BONNET
calashes
headgear
Silk
silk (textile)
Dimensions
16 x 13 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.4775
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
23818

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