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Blonde silk bobbin lace cap with silk ribbon bows in two shades of purple and two shades of green on black machine net foundation; one light green and one light purple tie with lace trim


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

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

American, 1850s

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Overall: 25.4 x 20.3 x 15.2 cm (10 x 8 x 6 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave ribbons, silk bobbin lace (blonde) and machine net


Textiles and Fashion Arts