Headress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

c.1850s

GUSN

GUSN-29923

Description

Black and pink silk chenille; two braided bands across top with bunches of looped chenille at sides; chenille is wired.

Details

Descriptive Terms

headdresses
headgear
chenille (yarn)
silk (textile)
wire
Women's clothing
Silk
Chenille
Wire
HEADRESS

Inscription

Handwritten in script on separate piece of paper: ""Head dress / worn by / Rachel Trefant [Trefaut?] Sewell [sp?] / Bath Maine"".

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1923.417