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Woman's headdress

French, worn in America
mid-19th century


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

Dimensions

Overall: 53cm (20 7/8in.)

Accession Number

51.360

Medium or Technique

Wire, silk, gum Arabic, starch, beeswax, pigments, glass, and gelatin

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Headdress on wire with pendant masses of artificial cherries, strawberries, grapes, plums, blossoms, leaves and coral at each end of wire

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb