Calash

Woman's bonnet

Probably American
last quarter of the 18th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Overall: 38.1 x 29.2 cm (15 x 11 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

59.273

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave, cane

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Green silk calash or bonnet with cane ribs, white lining around opening with single narrow green ribbon on oppisite sides at eye-level, flounce with corded edges around face, wide green ribbon ties at chin, bavolet or neck curtain with corded edges, horseshoe-shaped caul or back portion

Credit Line

Gift of Miss June Moore in memory of Miss Helen Farley