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Calash

Description

Green silk calash w/ light brown cotton lining. Reed and metal frame. Gathered around frame of face. Back w/ faded yellow or gold bow. Attached neck covering at back.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1833
Material
cotton (textile)
metal
reed (grass, material)
silk (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
calashes
cotton (textile)
HAT
headgear
Men's clothing
metal
Reed
reed (grass, material)
silk (textile)
Unidentified Metal
Women's clothing
Dimensions
14 x 13.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2000.99
GUSN
26521

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