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
Hood
Calash
Women's clothing
Silk
Whalebone
Hand Stitched
Unidentified Textile
Calash

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing; Headwear

Accession Number

1985.682