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Feather orange blossom wedding headdress

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Feather orange blossom wedding headdress in two parts, mounted on wire; ("brot by Midshipman Gilbert Fowler, U. S. N., 1871", on box).

Provenance

1951, gift of Miss Frances Fowler and Professor Harold North Fowler, Cambridge, MA, to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 13, 1951)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Frances Fowler and Professor Harold North Fowler

Portuguese (Madeira), About 1848

Object Place

Madeira, Portugal

Dimensions

25 cm (9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.1993a-b

Medium or Technique

Mounted

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes