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Corsage

1925.232.3 (RS263263)

Description

This corsage is composed of orange blossoms and leaves set against a tulle net pouf. The wire stems are wrapped with brown floral tape and formed into a corkscrew shape. It has a matching headdress composed of a single strand of silk leaves, white silk flowers, and wax-coated silk orange blossoms (.1) and a pair of matching drop orange blossom earrings with french wires (.2ab) and a . The entire group was originally housed in a white paper candy box (.4ab)\n .

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1871
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
corsages (costume accessories)
Set, Jewelry
Accession Number
1925.232.3
Credit Line
Gift of Hannah May Burrough
GUSN
283863

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