Hood

1840-1870 (made)
Not currently on display at the V&A

Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Man’s hood of silver strip partially wrapped around thick linen yarn and hand-knit in the round, from shoulders to crown.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Linen, silver; hand-knit
Brief Description
Man's hood for fancy dress or theatre costume, 1840-70, British; knitted chain-mail
Physical Description
Man’s hood of silver strip partially wrapped around thick linen yarn and hand-knit in the round, from shoulders to crown.
Dimensions
  • Overall length: 50.0cm (approx)
  • Overall width: 48.5cm (approx)
Collection
Accession Number
T.298-1916

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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