Woman's headdress

French, worn in America
mid 19th century


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

Dimensions

Overall: 15.24 x 17.78 x 2.54 cm (6 x 7 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

51.371

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet and lace; cotton thread; composite beads

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s small cap-like headdress; two black machine-made lace flounces sewn to black velvet band; three loops of pink artificial pearls sewn to black velvet band over black lace flounces

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb