Calashe bonnet

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1840-1860

GUSN

GUSN-23818

Description

Calashe bonnet, cream-colored silk; 10 hoops covered w/ silk to form cover over head (hoops fold like accordion); silk bow at back; 2 white ribbons on front for tying around neck; ruffles around front hoop and base.

Details

Descriptive Terms

calashes
headgear
silk (textile)
Silk
BONNET

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

16 x 13 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.4775