"Pumpkin" Hood

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1820-1845

GUSN

GUSN-38142

Description

Green/black iridescent silk; quilted with six casings and cotton (string) drawstrings; forming five puffed, down filled bands; narrow double ruffle with self-piping around brim; small round quilted panel at center back with self-bow; four blue/green silk bows along top; neck ruffle is downfilled; two narrow blue/green silk ribbon ties; lined with blue/green glazed cotton.

Details

Descriptive Terms

hoods (headgear)
headgear
cotton (textile)
down
stitching
quilting
silk (textile)
winter
Women's clothing
Silk
Down
Cotton
Cambric
Quilted
Hand Stitched
Winter
HOOD

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ruth Child

Accession Number

1935.1178