Hood

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1840-1850

GUSN

GUSN-37813

Description

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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

hoods (headgear)
headgear
cotton (textile)
stitching
quilting
silk (textile)
taffeta
stripes
winter
Women's clothing
Silk
Taffeta
Cotton
Hand Stitched
Quilted
Stripe
Winter
HOOD

Inscription

Handwritten on tag which was tied to ribbon: ""Quilted hood / OF / MRS. C. DEELEY / born 1798 / died 1878.""

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Lilias Page

Accession Number

1935.484