Calash Bonnet

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1795-1810

GUSN

GUSN-32881

Description

Green silk; plain brim; thirteen cane hoops; self-fabric bow at back; self-fabric neck ruffle; light green silk moire' ribbons at neck; green silk passementerie cord with scalloped edge attached to brim (for pulling calash over hair); large center back panel stiffened with white canvas.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Headwear

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Janet Campbell

Accession Number

1929.1152