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Wedding Corsage

Description

Corsage worn by Lucy Lythgoe at her wedding on December 6, 1902. Consists of a cut flower with a white ribbon attached to it. The corsage in housed in a blue box with a lid, which may not be the original box that it came in.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1902
Inscriptions
"BIGELOW, KENNARD & CO. / 511 WASHINGTON ST. / BOSTON" (printed)
"My wedding boutonnière / Dec. 6, 1902"
(handwritten)
Material
boxes (containers)
flower (plant material)
ribbon (material)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
boxes (containers)
Corsage
corsages (costume accessories)
flower (plant material)
ribbon (material)
Dimensions
4 1/8 x 3 x 1 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2002.29.38A-C
Credit Line
Gift of Katharine Richardson
GUSN
248349

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