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Headdress and matching bouquet (bouquet)

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Bouquet of artificial pearls mounted on wire wrapped in white silk threads; end of handle wrapped in paper and cotton threads; strands of graduated pearls (about 4 1/2" long) with single elongated pearls at ends

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

French, worn in America, mid-19th century

Place of Use

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Place of Manufacture

France

Dimensions

Overall: 22.86 x 12.7 x 6.35 cm (9 x 5 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

51.357b

Medium or Technique

Artificial pearls, wire, silk threads

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes