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Woman's headdress

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Woman's small cap-like headdress; two black machine-made lace flounces sewn to black velvet band; three loops of pink artificial pearls sewn to black velvet band over black lace flounces

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: 15.24 x 17.78 x 2.54 cm (6 x 7 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

51.371

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet and lace; cotton thread; composite beads

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes