Woman's headdress

French, worn in America
mid 19th century

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


Overall (across top): 63.98 cm (25 3/16 in.) Overall: 30.48 x 25.4 x 8.26 cm (12 x 10 x 3 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Artificial honeysuckle mounted on wire

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Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Woman’s headdress; artificial light pink and white honeysuckle blossoms with red velvet holly leaves, long green gauzy leaves, and grape leaves stiffened with some type of coating; these artificial flowers and leaves are mounted to a wire wrapped in dark brown cloth and thread


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

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb