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  • Date:

    1775–1800 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk, canvas and cane

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Messrs Harrods Ltd

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Calash, silk, 1775–1800, English; Black (foxed), pink lining, 5 cane supports


1775–1800 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Silk, canvas and cane


Length: 44.5 cm Centre Back hem to crown approximate, Width: 60 cm Across hem approximate, Depth: 30 cm When fully expanded approximate, Height: 405 mm Excluding ribbon ties, Width: 600 mm, Depth: 400 mm When expanded

Descriptive line

silk, 1775-1800, English; Black (foxed), pink lining, 5 cane supports


Silk; Cane (plant material)


Hats & headwear


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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