Woman's headdress

Headdress on wire with pendant masses of artificial cherries, strawberries, grapes, plums, blossoms, leaves and coral at each end of wire

Provenance

Inherited by Misses Aimee and Rosamund Lamb; Gift to the MFA, 1951

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

Woman's headdress

  • French, worn in America, mid-19th century
Place of Use
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Place of Manufacture
Paris, France
Dimensions
Overall: 53cm (20 7/8in.)
Medium or Technique
Wire, silk, gum Arabic, starch, beeswax, pigments, glass, and gelatin
Classification
Costumes
Accession Number
51.360
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