A hood

American
about 1850


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Overall (with curtain): 42.5 x 14 x 19.1 cm (16 3/4 x 5 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

51.661

Medium or Technique

Silk, and wool; gauze, ruching

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

A hood with framework of flat strips of wire (?), covered with brown wool and silk gauze, wool gauze ruching around face edge and edge of crown, deep skirt all around bottom edge; several small moth holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Marjorie W. Childs