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Hood

Object Number: 
1950.74
Date: 
1850-1880
Medium: 
Wool
Dimensions: 
overall (flat): 33 x 24 x 3 in. ( 83.8 x 61 x 7.6 cm )
Description: 
Blue wool felt hood with sawtooth edges with gold machine-embroidered outlining; front of hood with ruffle trim and bow at center top, with two triangular "falls" descending in back; collar with slit in back and hook-and-eye closure in front attached at base of hood; tippets extend below ruffle trim on either side.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Robert Cushman Murphy
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group