Bouquet holder and bouquet (bouquet)

English
1915
Probably designed by Lady Duff Gordon, known as Lucile (English, 1863–1935)


Object Place: England

Dimensions

Overall (bouquet and holder together): 28.5 x 32 x 28 cm (11 1/4 x 12 5/8 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

53.2350b

Medium or Technique

Silk damask, silk satin, cotton, wire, and machine-made lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Wedding bouquet holder and model bouquet; (a) holder shaped like coolie hat inverted with small hole at center bottom; faced with white silk damask; edged with wired machine-made lace; small white satin ribbon bows around upper and lower edge and center hold; model bouquet (b) of artificial white roses surrounded by artificial lilies of the valley (Note: actual bouquet, made by Fleishman’s of Chicago, used orchids instead of roses.)

Credit Line

Gift of Nellie B. Hussey