Woman's headdress

French, worn in America
mid-19th century


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

Dimensions

54 cm (21 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

52.1266

Medium or Technique

Wire, silk, ostrich feathers, chenille

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Silk-covered wire band ending at both ends in white ostrich feather, each plume tipped with coral chenille

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb