Calash

Woman's bonnet

American
second quarter of the 19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

Overall (measured flat): 38.7 x 27.9 cm (15 1/4 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

52.258

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave, silk satin ribbon, cane, and paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

A calash of finely checked silk in dark reddish-purple and tan (now much faded), tan satin ribbon ties.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Dows Dunham