Woman's cap

American
mid-19th century


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall (measured flat on side): 27.9 x 21 cm (11 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

52.1231

Medium or Technique

Silk net, silk lace, silk satin ribbon

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White net foundation (now badly cracked) covered with stripes and tabs of pale purple and white satin ribbon, ruffles of blonde lace around face and neck

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb