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Blue and yellow iridescent silk taffeta; quilted and padded with diagonal stripe pattern; brim is turned back, with topstitching; crown is quilted, large horseshoe shape, with piping, gathered at top and neck; neck ruffle is padded and gathered at center back; contrasting blue, white and red striped silk ribbon ties are pinned at neck and bow of same at center back neck; lined with tan cotton.
Handwritten on tag which was tied to ribbon: ""Quilted hood / OF / MRS. C. DEELEY / born 1798 / died 1878.""
Gift of Miss Lilias Page