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"Pumpkin" Hood

Description

Navy blue silk woven with allover pattern of small squares; quilted with seven casings with seven blue silk ribbon drawstrings, forming six puffed bands lined with batting; self-ruffle around brim and neck; neck ruffle has thin layer of batting; gathered center back panel trimmed with blue and black striped bow; blue silk ribbon ties at neck; lined with brown glazed cotton.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1865
Material
cotton (textile)
glazing (coating)
quilting
silk (textile)
stitching
tin (metal)
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
glazing (coating)
Hand Stitched
headgear
HOOD
hoods (headgear)
Quilted
quilting
Silk
silk (textile)
Square
square (shape)
stitching
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
winter
Winter
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1932.887
GUSN
7006

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