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Woman's headdress and matching bouquet (a set)

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Headdress (a) and bouquet (b) with dark red velvet leaves, clusters of gilt berries and acorns, and gold tinsel vines with yellow and gold drops

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 Manufacture

Paris, France

Dimensions

Overall: 60.5cm (23 13/16in.)

Accession Number

51.359a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet, gilt ornaments, gilt and embossed paper and wire

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes