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Calash Bonnet

Description

Mustard silk taffeta; ruching with self-piping at brim; six outer cane hoops (one is a double), with three inner cane hoops (one near brim); large self-fabric bow at back; neck ruffle with self-piping; self-fabric neck ties; center back panel has cardboard stiffening/lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1810
Material
cane (plant material)
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
BONNET
calashes
Cane
cane (plant material)
Hand Stitched
headgear
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Taffeta
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1936.733
GUSN
38742

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