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"Pumpkin" Hood

Description

Brown, tan and cream silk plaid, with black chine' stripe; quilted with 6 casings, with piping at back, forming six puffed bands, lined with batting; narrow self-ruffle around brim; wide neck ruffle lined with thin layer of batting; center back horseshoe shaped panel trimmed with bow of same silk; contrasting silk ribbon ties at neck--wide, dark brown with green and red at edges; lined with brown cotton.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850s
Material
cotton (textile)
quilting
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Hand Stitched
headgear
HOOD
hoods (headgear)
Plaid
plaids
Quilted
quilting
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
winter
Winter
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1920.248
GUSN
29041

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