Calash

Woman's bonnet

American
early 19th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Overall (measured flat for storage): 45.7 x 33 cm (18 x 13 in.)

Accession Number

46.321

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave, wire, and paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Green silk calash or bonnet with cane ribs, horseshoe-shaped caul or back portion, bavolet or neck curtain with corded edges, bow at back, two narrow green ribbon ties remain on proper right side

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amelia Peabody and Mr. William S. Eaton