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Headress

Description

Black and pink silk chenille; two braided bands across top with bunches of looped chenille at sides; chenille is wired.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
c.1850s
Inscriptions
Handwritten in script on separate piece of paper: ""Head dress / worn by / Rachel Trefant [Trefaut?] Sewell [sp?] / Bath Maine"".
Material
chenille (yarn)
silk (textile)
wire
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
Chenille
chenille (yarn)
headdresses
headgear
HEADRESS
Silk
silk (textile)
wire
Wire
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1923.417
GUSN
29923

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