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Woman's headdress

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Silk-covered wire band ending at both ends in white ostrich feather, each plume tipped with coral chenille

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

France

Dimensions

54 cm (21 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

52.1266

Medium or Technique

Wire, silk, ostrich feathers, chenille

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes