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Woman's headdress and matching bouquet

French, worn in America
mid-19th century


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

Dimensions

Headdress: 82cm (32 5/16in.); corsage: 35cm (13 3/4in.)

Accession Number

52.1264a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk gauze, glass, silver leaf, tinsel, paper, and wire

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Headdress and bouquet with brown silk-covered wire band, covered with light blue and silver artificial flowers and fruit

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb