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"Pumpkin" Hood

Description

Large quilted taupe (faded purple) satin bonnet with reed support at brim and back; quilted neck ruffle; striped quilt pattern; brim and neck ruffle lined with pale blue/green satin; crown lined with pink cotton; wadded throughout; pale blue/green ribbon ties; drawstring at neck, center back.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1835-1840
Material
padding (process)
quilting
reed (grass, material)
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
Hand Stitched
headgear
HOOD
hoods (headgear)
Padded
padding (process)
Quilted
quilting
Reed
reed (grass, material)
satin
Satin
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Striped
stripes
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1930.714
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. John A. Jeffries
GUSN
33448

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