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Woman's bonnet

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Woman's ivory silk ribbon and lace bonnet; ivory satin foundation; trimmed with rows of ivory (once pale blue) uncut velvet ribbon and cream silk and pale blue lace; front faced with pale blue and brown tulle and artificial blackberries; wide lace ruffle around mid-section; white velvet and satin...

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Inscription

Stamped on lining: "Mme Floury/ 15. R. D'Antin, PARIS"

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

Paris, France

Dimensions

Overall: 26.7 x 30.5 x 16.5 cm (10 1/2 x 12 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

51.340

Medium or Technique

Silk satin; silk uncut velvet ribbon; silk lace; silk plain weave ribbon and lining, silk net or tulle; wire

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes