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A hood

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A hood of silk striped finely dark green and black, corded with black ribbon bows at top and back of neck, black ribbon ties in front, lined with gray glazed cotton and wadded, including short skirt, with wool fleece. Owned by Great Aund Lydia Farrington of Dedham.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Emily Alden Farrington Fanning

American, mid-19th century

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Overall (measured flat on side): 34.3 x 30.5 cm (13 1/2 x 12 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk, cotton lining, and wool batting


Textiles and Fashion Arts