A black gown of heavy rayon (art. silk) or polyester, trimmed with black Oxford lace around the collar, lower part of the back and down the sleeves. The sleeves are closed and cut straight, but have an opening just above the elbow.
Masters of Fine Arts (MFA) Hood.
A yellow hood in the Dean Burgon shape, made from heavy rayon (art. silk), lined with white satin.
Masters of Fine Arts (MFA) gown and hood are worn with either a square cap or a soft cap if preferred.