"Pumpkin" Hood

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1866-1868

GUSN

GUSN-39351

Description

Blue and white pinstriped silk; calash style with five cane hoops; padded with cotton batting; double piped self-fabric ruffle at brim; two blue silk bows (with shell motif) at top; same blue silk ribbon ties at neck; piped bow at center back; ruffle around neck ruffle; brim lined with white silk; interior lined with (discolored) cotton.

Details

Descriptive Terms

hoods (headgear)
headgear
stitching
knitting (process)
pearl (animal material)
wool (textile)
Women's clothing
Wool
Pearl
Knit
Hand Stitched
HOOD

Associated Building

Used At Fowler House Purchase - WSA,

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Headwear

Accession Number

1937.1110