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Calash Bonnet

Description

Green silk; plain brim; thirteen cane hoops; self-fabric bow at back; self-fabric neck ruffle; light green silk moire' ribbons at neck; green silk passementerie cord with scalloped edge attached to brim (for pulling calash over hair); large center back panel stiffened with white canvas.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1795-1810
Material
cane (plant material)
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
BONNET
calashes
Cane
cane (plant material)
Hand Stitched
headgear
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1929.1152
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Janet Campbell
GUSN
32881

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