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Calash

Description

Tan (discolored) cotton; ruching w/ self-fabric piping and 2 cane hoops at brim; 14 cane hoops; center back panel insert; original neck ruffle has been replaced--but remains of piped edge of original are still visible; center back panel supported and stiffened by a piece of square cardboard.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1760-1800
Material
cane (plant material)
cotton (textile)
nylon
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
BONNET
calashes
Cane
cane (plant material)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Hand Stitched
headgear
Nylon
nylon
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1988.140
GUSN
55074

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