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Head Dress

Description

Silver metallic lacy ribbon with white scalloped edging; ribbon looped to form head piece at top, with streamers; trimmed with silver-plated balls with silver quill.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1850
Inscriptions
Handwritten in script on separate piece of paper: ""Four Headdresses / worn by / Rachel Trefaut Sewell / Bath Maine"".
Material
handmade
metallic (color attribute)
ribbon (material)
textiles
thread
Object type
Personal Symbols; Status Symbols
Descriptive terms
dresses (garments)
Fiddle Thread
handmade
Handmade
Headdress
headdresses
headgear
metallic (color attribute)
Regalia
Ribbon
ribbon (material)
textiles
thread
Unidentified Textile
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1923.422A
Credit Line
Gift of the Misses Cutler
GUSN
29926
Related Items
Notes Similar item Relationship 1000123990

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