The body of the hood is constructed of black crepe. Plush, royal blue velvet is used to denotes the Doctorate of Philosophy degree. The inside of the hood is lined with luminous cardinal red and gray satin, signifying MIT colors. The entire hood is finished with cardinal red satin trim.
Shell: Black Polyester Crepe
Inside Lining: Cardinal Red and Gray Satin
Degree Strip: Plush Blue Velvet