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Calash

Description

Pale blue silk lined with sheer coarse woven cotton; gathered on whalebone(?) hoops; long braid at center, top for pulling calash over head; trimmed with cream lace.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1770-1785
Material
baleen
silk (textile)
stitching
textiles
Object type
Clothing; Headwear
Descriptive terms
baleen
bonnets (hats)
Calash
calashes
Hand Stitched
headgear
Hood
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
textiles
Unidentified Textile
Whalebone
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1985.682
GUSN
50521

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