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Woman's headdress and matching bouquet (a set)

French, worn in America
mid-19th century


Place of Manufacture, Paris, France

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

51.359a-b

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

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

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb