This headdress is composed of a single strand of silk leaves, white silk flowers, and wax-coated silk orange blossoms. It has a pair of matching drop orange blossom earrings with french wires (.2ab) and a corsage of orange blossoms and leaves set against a tulle net pouf (.3). The entire group was originally housed in a white paper candy box (.4ab)
- Location of origin
- Rhode Island
- Object type
- Descriptive terms
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Gift of Hannah May Burrough Freeman
- Exhibition Notes
- "Jewelry at Historic New England," Online exhibit presented by Historic New England launched September 30, 2007 at www.historicnewengland.org/jewelryhistory/.
- Related Items
Title Necklace Accession number 1933.1464 Relationship Also worn by donor's mother at her 1871 wedding.