Woman's cap

American
1850s


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 25.4 x 20.3 x 15.2 cm (10 x 8 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

51.343

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave ribbons, silk bobbin lace (blonde) and machine net

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Blonde silk bobbin lace cap with silk ribbon bows in two shades of purple and two shades of green on black machine net foundation; one light green and one light purple tie with lace trim

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb