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"Pumpkin" Hood

Description

Black and cream checked silk; hood is collapsable/calash style; padded with down; double self-ruffle with piping around brim; brim has two cane hoops for support; quilted neck ruffle padded with down; back/crown has stiffened oval panel for support, with bow of self-fabric; four pairs of black ribbon drawstring ties on inside; one brown and one black silk ribbon tie at neck.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1835-1840
Material
cane (plant material)
down
padding (process)
quilting
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
Cane
cane (plant material)
Checked
checker pattern
Down
down
Hand Stitched
headgear
HOOD
hoods (headgear)
Padded
padding (process)
Quilted
quilting
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1930.713
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. John A. Jeffries
GUSN
33447

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