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Fireman's hood
Fireman's hood
Date:
late 19th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Cotton; Plain Weave, Freehand Paste-resist With Painting And Dyeing (tsutusgaki; Quilting (sashiko)
Dimensions:
58.4 x 45.1 cm (23 x 17 3/4 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Asia
Accession Number:
2000.17.1
Acquisition Date:
2000-04-13
Credit Line:

The Caroline and H. McCoy Jones Collection
Gift of Caroline McCoy-Jones

A quilted cotton hood for a Japanese fireman. The outside is plain dark indigo blue, while inside, the hood is light blue-grey, patterned with a snarling tiger (back flap), calligraphy (front flap), and bamboo (side flaps).