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"Pumpkin" Hood

Description

Green/black iridescent silk; quilted with six casings and cotton (string) drawstrings; forming five puffed, down filled bands; narrow double ruffle with self-piping around brim; small round quilted panel at center back with self-bow; four blue/green silk bows along top; neck ruffle is downfilled; two narrow blue/green silk ribbon ties; lined with blue/green glazed cotton.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1845
Material
cotton (textile)
down
quilting
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
Cambric
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Down
down
Hand Stitched
headgear
HOOD
hoods (headgear)
Quilted
quilting
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
winter
Winter
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1935.1178
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Ruth Child
GUSN
38142

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