Feather orange blossom wedding headdress

Portuguese (Madeira)
About 1848


Object Place: Madeira, Portugal

Dimensions

25 cm (9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.1993a-b

Medium or Technique

Mounted

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Feather orange blossom wedding headdress in two parts, mounted on wire; (“brot by Midshipman Gilbert Fowler, U. S. N., 1871”, on box).

Provenance

1951, gift of Miss Frances Fowler and Professor Harold North Fowler, Cambridge, MA, to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 13, 1951)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Frances Fowler and Professor Harold North Fowler