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Hood

Description

Purple silk taffeta; quilted with vertical and horizontal bands; thin padding; brim has rounded tips; neck ruffle with piped edges; piping at crown; brim lined with pale green silk moire'; the rest of the hood is lined with a lilac and yellow plaid silk, woven with a textured stripe; cream silk taffeta ribbon ties at neck; ties have ribbed edges.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1836-1847
Material
moiré
quilting
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
Hand Stitched
headgear
HOOD
hoods (headgear)
Moire
moiré
Plaid
plaids
Quilted
quilting
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Taffeta
winter
Winter
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1940.360
GUSN
40543

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