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Calash

Description

Green silk; ruched ruffle with self-piping, at brim; nine outer cane hoops and five inner cane hoops; wire hoop at brim; self-fabric bow at back; self-fabric neck ruffle with applied band at edge; wadding at neck; green silk ribbon attached at right side and at one time was attached at right[?] side; center back panel lined/stiffened with white canvas.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1810
Material
cane (plant material)
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
BONNET
calashes
Cane
cane (plant material)
Hand Stitched
headgear
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1931.1057
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Robert T. Jackson
GUSN
7005

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