Woman's cap

American
about 1860


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 22.9 x 27.9 x 10.2 cm (9 x 11 x 4 in.)

Accession Number

51.345

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet, silk lace, silk plain weave, wire

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s cap made of three wire bands covered with bright red velvet ribbon; two deep ruffles of machine-made lace sewn to bands across back; velvet ribbon bows and ties at sides

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb