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Woman's headdress and matching bouquet (a set)

French, worn in America
mid-19th century

Place of Manufacture: Paris, France


Overall: 60.5cm (23 13/16in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk velvet, gilt ornaments, gilt and embossed paper and wire

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Headdress (a) and bouquet (b) with dark red velvet leaves, clusters of gilt berries and acorns, and gold tinsel vines with yellow and gold drops


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

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb