Calash Bonnet

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1800-1810

GUSN

GUSN-38742

Description

Mustard silk taffeta; ruching with self-piping at brim; six outer cane hoops (one is a double), with three inner cane hoops (one near brim); large self-fabric bow at back; neck ruffle with self-piping; self-fabric neck ties; center back panel has cardboard stiffening/lining.

Details

Descriptive Terms

calashes
headgear
cane (plant material)
stitching
silk (textile)
taffeta
Women's clothing
Silk
Taffeta
Cane
Hand Stitched
BONNET

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1936.733