Calash

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1810

GUSN

GUSN-7198

Description

Green silk; brim has double, piped self-fabric ruffle; ten cane hoops; front band has wire; center back horseshoe shaped insert backed with cardboard, with self-bow; neck ruffle; green silk ribbon ties at neck; green silk ribbon cord attached across front at sides (for pulling hat over hair).

Details

Descriptive Terms

calashes
headgear
cane (plant material)
stitching
paper (fiber product)
silk (textile)
Women's clothing
Silk
Cane
Unidentified Paper
Hand Stitched
BONNET

Inscription

Printed cardboard backing: ""THE / [EDIN]BURGH REV[IEW was cut off] / CRITICAL JOURNAL / (No XXVIII) / JULY, 1809. / --CONTAINED CHARTERED / ---AMNATUR CUM NOL-- ARID--/ PUBLIUS / --- / ---- ---- / FOR ARCHIBAIN, CONSTABLE [?] AND CO. EDINBURGH / AND WOG[?] --- / 1809. / --- /"".

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1988.499