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Hood

Description

Blue and yellow iridescent silk taffeta; quilted and padded with diagonal stripe pattern; brim is turned back, with topstitching; crown is quilted, large horseshoe shape, with piping, gathered at top and neck; neck ruffle is padded and gathered at center back; contrasting blue, white and red striped silk ribbon ties are pinned at neck and bow of same at center back neck; lined with tan cotton.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1850
Inscriptions
Handwritten on tag which was tied to ribbon: ""Quilted hood / OF / MRS. C. DEELEY / born 1798 / died 1878.""
Material
cotton (textile)
quilting
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Hand Stitched
headgear
HOOD
hoods (headgear)
Quilted
quilting
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Stripe
stripes
taffeta
Taffeta
winter
Winter
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1935.484
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Lilias Page
GUSN
37813

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