Hair ornament

American
Second half of 19th century


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 33.7 x 25 x 3 cm (13 1/4 x 9 13/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.1230

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet with net, lace and wire

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Hair ornament made from a black velvet bow sewn to a wired black net foundation; double bow trimmed with black lace and long ties; probably worn at back of head

Provenance

Inherited by Misses Aimee and Rosamund Lamb; Gift to the MFA, 1952

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb