"Pumpkin" Hood

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1835-1840

GUSN

GUSN-33447

Description

Black and cream checked silk; hood is collapsable/calash style; padded with down; double self-ruffle with piping around brim; brim has two cane hoops for support; quilted neck ruffle padded with down; back/crown has stiffened oval panel for support, with bow of self-fabric; four pairs of black ribbon drawstring ties on inside; one brown and one black silk ribbon tie at neck.

Details

Descriptive Terms

hoods (headgear)
headgear
cane (plant material)
down
stitching
padding (process)
quilting
silk (textile)
checker pattern
Women's clothing
Silk
Down
Cane
Padded
Hand Stitched
Quilted
Checked
HOOD

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Headwear

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John A. Jeffries

Accession Number

1930.713