Calash

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1770-1785

GUSN

GUSN-50521

Description

Pale blue silk lined with sheer coarse woven cotton; gathered on whalebone(?) hoops; long braid at center, top for pulling calash over head; trimmed with cream lace.

Details

Descriptive Terms

calashes
headgear
bonnets (hats)
stitching
silk (textile)
textiles
baleen
HoodCalashWomen's clothing
Silk
Whalebone
Hand Stitched
Unidentified Textile
Calash

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing; Headwear

Accession Number

1985.682