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Hood

Description

Black silk satin with pink quilted silk trim; one wire hoop and four cane hopps (wire hoop at front for support/shape); horseshoe shaped brim has decorative quilted panel of pink silk with scalloped, ruched edge, and diamond pattern quilting; the rest of the hood is black satin; long neck ruffle with black ruching; black satin bow at back; pink silk ribbon ties at neck; ties have scalloped looped fringe; fully lined with pink silk; one black silk ribbon drawstring at inside neck.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1860
Material
cane (plant material)
quilting
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
wire
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
Cane
cane (plant material)
Geometric
geometric patterns
Hand Stitched
headgear
HOOD
hoods (headgear)
Quilted
quilting
Satin
satin
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Winter
winter
wire
Wire
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1915.40
GUSN
27301

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