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"MARIE ANTOINETTE" HEADDRESS

Made by: Francis and Co. Dressmakers Inc.

Currently in storage


About this object

Headdress for Marie Antoinette costume made of folded metallic copper braid bands with second strap over the head. The braid terminates with two loose ribbon ends 7” and 5” L. Attached to the sides are four smaller peach dyed ostrich feathers which sweep sideways with two large peach dyed ostrich feathers accenting the head piece with a large sweep.

Object name:
"MARIE ANTOINETTE" HEADDRESS
Made from:
braided bronze ribbon -- peach colored ostrich feathers
Made in:
USA
Date made:
1923
Size:
43.2 × 38.1 × 45.7 cm (17 × 15 × 18 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
2012.9.29
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973