"Pumpkin" Hood

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1850s

GUSN

GUSN-29041

Description

Brown, tan and cream silk plaid, with black chine' stripe; quilted with 6 casings, with piping at back, forming six puffed bands, lined with batting; narrow self-ruffle around brim; wide neck ruffle lined with thin layer of batting; center back horseshoe shaped panel trimmed with bow of same silk; contrasting silk ribbon ties at neck--wide, dark brown with green and red at edges; lined with brown cotton.

Details

Descriptive Terms

hoods (headgear)
headgear
cotton (textile)
stitching
quilting
silk (textile)
plaids
winter
Women's clothing
Silk
Cotton
Hand Stitched
Quilted
Plaid
Winter
HOOD

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1920.248