User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Woman's bonnet

Start collecting

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...

Show Full Description


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


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


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

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


Textiles and Fashion Arts