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Calash Bonnet

1770 - 1790 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

A woman's calash of dark green silk, gathered over 4 whalebone ribs with dark green silk ribbon ties.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Silk, silk thread, whalebone; hand-woven, hand-sewn
Brief Description
F, 1770-1790, British; green silk calash
Physical Description
A woman's calash of dark green silk, gathered over 4 whalebone ribs with dark green silk ribbon ties.
Dimensions
  • Overall length: 45.0cm (approx)
  • Overall width: 31.0cm (approx)
Credit line
Bequeathed by Harry Matthews
Collection
Accession Number
T.45-2015

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record createdJune 25, 2015
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