Calash

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1839

GUSN

GUSN-31354

Description

Black/brown silk; brim has double, piped self-fabric ruffle; support consists of double cane hoops on outside, and single hoop on inside pleats; neck ruffle; cane hoops have black silk lining; back lined with white cotton; black-brown bow at center back; black ribbon tie at left side only; additional bands of wire.

Details

Descriptive Terms

calashes
headgear
cane (plant material)
cotton (textile)
stitching
silk (textile)
Women's clothing
Silk
Cane
Cotton
Hand Stitched
BONNET

Inscription

Handwritten paper note stitched inside: ""Elizabeth Chace's / Providence / May 1839.""

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1927.445