A hood

American
mid-19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

Overall (measured flat on side): 34.3 x 30.5 cm (13 1/2 x 12 in.)

Accession Number

52.1140

Medium or Technique

Silk, cotton lining, and wool batting

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

A hood of silk striped finely dark green and black, corded with black ribbon bows at top and back of neck, black ribbon ties in front, lined with gray glazed cotton and wadded, including short skirt, with wool fleece. Owned by Great Aund Lydia Farrington of Dedham.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Emily Alden Farrington Fanning