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A calash of finely checked silk

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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

American, mid-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, satin ribbon, and paper

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes