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Woman's headdress

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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

French, worn in America, mid 19th century

Place of Use

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Place of Manufacture



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


Textiles and Fashion Arts