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"Pumpkin" Hood

Description

Blue and white pinstriped silk; calash style with five cane hoops; padded with cotton batting; double piped self-fabric ruffle at brim; two blue silk bows (with shell motif) at top; same blue silk ribbon ties at neck; piped bow at center back; ruffle around neck ruffle; brim lined with white silk; interior lined with (discolored) cotton.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1866-1868
Associated Building
Used At Fowler House Purchase - WSA.
Material
knitting (process)
pearl (animal material)
stitching
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
Hand Stitched
headgear
HOOD
hoods (headgear)
Knit
knitting (process)
Pearl
pearl (animal material)
stitching
Women's clothing
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1937.1110
GUSN
39351

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