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Green silk calash bonnet ca. 1820, American - in the Metropolitan Museum of Art costume collections.

A calash bonnet from the Calashes were fold-able traveling bonnets worn from the to the centuries. The name comes from the calash carriage, a buggy with a folding top. Calashes were worn large so as to not damage the.

Calash Bonnet of Green Silk c. late 18thC  A big hat for BIG Hair!

mentioned in The History of Scottish Costume, Edinburgh ladies I believe, c. late Century Calash Bonnet of Green Silk

"c. late 1700's, 18th Century Calash Bonnet of Green Silk! I've read that most calash bonnets were formed of green silk, though I can't tell you why!  I have seen black, blue and tan, but green seems to be the norm.  They are rare to find outside of museums, but you can find them now and then... but RARELY if EVER do you find them in this amazing condition!  It's almost like new!!  I can't find anything to mention other than two tiny tears in the ivory lining."

"c. late 1700's, 18th Century Calash Bonnet of Green Silk! I've read that most calash bonnets were formed of green silk, though I can't tell you why! I have seen black, blue and tan, but green seems to be the norm. They are rare to find outside of museums, but you can find them now and then... but RARELY if EVER do you find them in this amazing condition! It's almost like new!! I can't find anything to mention other than two tiny tears in the ivory lining."

Calash  Date: ca. 1830 Culture: American Medium: Silk Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Mrs. M.R. Werner, 1955

Calash Date: ca. 1830 Culture: American Medium: Silk Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs.

Oh!  Hat ~ 1912 ~ L.P. Hollander & Co

Hollander Hat - c. 1912 - by L. Hollander & Co., New York - Straw, silk - The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Mlle by roseann

Bonnet, early 19th century, silk - in the Museum of Fine Arts Boston.

Bonnet, ca the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Woman’s bonnet, corded green silk.

Joséphine's hair net (Châteaux de Malmaison et Bois-Préau - Malmaison France) | Grand Ladies | gogm

Hair net of the Empress Josephine, 1789 to embroidery (textiles), gold wire, tulle (fabric ) Location: Malmaison, castles of Malmaison and Bois-Préau

Poke bonnet Date: ca. 1860 Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: Length: 10 in. (25.4 cm) Credit Line: Bequest of Maria P. James, 1910 Accession Number: 11.60.238

Bonnet (Poke Bonnet) Date: ca. 1860 Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: Length: 10 in. cm) Credit Line: Bequest of Maria P.

hats and laces

Veil Date: ca. 1830 Culture: British Medium: silk Dimensions: 37 in. cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Rose S.

Calash

Calash Date: ca. 1790 Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: 12 x 20 in. x cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Frederick H.

Calash or hood, mid-19th century France (worn in Boston), the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston        Woman’s brown padded calash with light blue lining; brown double ruffle around face; light blue taffeta ties; padded curtain at back; ribs possibly made from wood

Calash or hood, century France (worn in Boston), the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Woman’s brown padded calash with light blue lining; brown double ruffle around face; padded curtain at back; ribs possibly made from wood

Capote: A bonnet with a soft fabric crown and a stiff brim worn by women in the early 19th century.

civil war era fashion bonnet Plain straw, green silk taffeta ribbons, machine lace and black Chantilly lace.

ornamentedbeing:    A GREEN SILK BONNET 1830S of extravagent shape, wide brimmed and lined in pleated cream silk, trimmed with chocolate velvet ribbons and later wide green silk ribbons

ornamentedbeing: A GREEN SILK BONNET of extravagent shape, wide brimmed and lined in pleated cream silk, trimmed with chocolate velvet ribbons and later wide green silk ribbons

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