A hood

American
about 1840


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Overall (measured flat for storage): 35.6 x 29.2 cm (14 x 11 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

48.1296

Medium or Technique

Silk taffeta chiné, cotton lining, and silk ribbon

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

A hood, of plaid taffeta in purple, white, black, and gray, in part chiné lightly wadded, turned back front edge quilted in lozenge design, edges and seams trimmed with blue silk cord, green and brownish-purple striped silk ribbon ties.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Walter B. Binnian