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"Pumpkin" Hood

Description

Black silk; quilted with four casings and four drawstrings (cotton[?] string), forming four puffed bands lined withs wool batting; double, piped ruffle at brim; center back has round padded panel; padded neck ruffle; six black silk bows along top and at back; black moire' silk ribbon ties at neck; lined with brown glazed cotton.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1845
Material
cotton (textile)
quilting
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
Cambric
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Hand Stitched
headgear
HOOD
hoods (headgear)
Quilted
quilting
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
winter
Winter
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1952.120
Credit Line
Gift of the Misses Eleanor & Frances Parker.
GUSN
45405

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