"Pumpkin" Hood

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1850-1865

GUSN

GUSN-29603

Description

Black, blue and white silk plaid; quilted with five casings, with one drawstring of dark blue ribbon at brim, and three drawstrings of [ ] light blue ribbon on inside (there is probably a fourth but it has been lost inside casing); five puffed[?] bands lined with batting; small horseshoe shaped panel, stiffened, inserted at back with self-fabric bow; padded neck ruffle; two sets of ribbon ties at neck--one pair is blue, matching blue silk drawstring and bow at brim; the other is a red silk ribbon, wider, with narrow geometric bands; lined with pale blue (now dirty) cotton cambric.

Details

Descriptive Terms

hoods (headgear)
headgear
cotton (textile)
glazing (coating)
quilting
silk (textile)
taffeta
tin (metal)
plaids
Women's clothing
Silk
Taffeta
Cotton
Quilted
Tin Glazed
Plaid
HOOD

Inscription

Cardboard note (see file): "" '22.770 Pumpkin Hood / Gift of Family of Mrs. Otis Norcross.""

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Headwear

Accession Number

1922.770