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Head Dress

Description

Cream net with wire support, trimmed with pink (faded) cotton flowers with pink silk bow; pleated tulle ruffles around face.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1850
Inscriptions
Handwritten in script on separate piece of paper: ""Head dress / worn by / Rachel Trefaut Sewell / Bath Maine"".
Material
cotton (textile)
net (textile)
silk (textile)
stitching
tulle (meshed textile)
Object type
Personal Symbols; Status Symbols
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
dresses (garments)
Hand Stitched
Headdress
headdresses
headgear
Net
net (textile)
Regalia
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Tulle
tulle (meshed textile)
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1923.422B
Credit Line
Gift of the Misses Cutler
GUSN
6937
Related Items
Notes Similar item Relationship 1000123992

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