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Woman's hood

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Woman's hood in pink figured satin, wide band of quilted cream silk satin at front opening trimmed with piping and blonde lace, gathered curtain at back trimmed with cream piping, wide cream silk satin ties, pink lining

Provenance

Inherited by Miss Georgiana Welles Sargent (born 1858) of New York City; Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent, to MFA 1949

Credit Line

Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent

American, about 1850

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 47 x 38.1 cm (18 1/2 x 15 in.)

Accession Number

49.915

Medium or Technique

Silk satin with patterning weft floats, silk plain weave lining, silk satin ribbon, silk lace trim, and probably down filling

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes