"Pumpkin" Hood

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1820s

GUSN

GUSN-36127

Description

Green silk twill, calash style with four cane hoops; double, piped ruffle at brim, with drawstring of blue silk ribbon; gathered at center back oval panel inserted at center back; wide neck ruffle, quilted with horizontal bands, and lined with down; fully lined with green iridescent silk; narrow green silk ties at neck; pink interlining.

Details

Descriptive Terms

hoods (headgear)
headgear
cane (plant material)
down
stitching
quilting
silk (textile)
twill
winter
Women's clothing
Silk
Twill
Down
Cane
Quilted
Hand Stitched
Winter
HOOD

Inscription

Handwritten paper note pinned to neck ruffle: ""Green hood lined with Eiderdown / belonged to Miss Mary Otis / very old. Kept for curiosity / M. M. van Sinderen"". (see file)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Headwear

Accession Number

1933.1525