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Woman's headdress

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Headdress with wire band covered with pink figured velvet ribbons with streamers, pink and silver artificial roses pendent in a mass from each end of wire

Provenance

Inherited by Misses Aimee and Rosamund Lamb; Gift to the MFA, 1952

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: 76.5cm (30 1/8in.)

Accession Number

52.1263

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet ribbon, silver-coated paper, and tinsel

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes