Woman's headdress

French, worn in America
mid-19th century


Place of Manufacture: Paris, France; Place of Use: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 76.5cm (30 1/8in.)

Accession Number

52.1263

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet ribbon, silver-coated paper, and tinsel

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Headdress with wire band covered with pink figured velvet ribbons with streamers, pink and silver artificial roses pendent in a mass from each end of wire

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb