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Object Name Headpiece
Catalog Number 1974.3.6
Date 1879
Material(s) Wax/Wire/Cotton
Description This is a bridal headpiece of orange blossoms. It is comprised of four pieces of a hair wreath. Parts a-d, have wax orange blossom buds, white fabric flowers representing orange blossoms. The buds and flowers are tied to a wire frame with green silk thread. b) has a focal point of wax buds and leaves (some fabric flowers) gathered tightly together. d) has a larger gathering of buds, flowers and leaves attached that make the focal point of the headpiece. It is semi-circular shape.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
Subjects Headdresses
Wedding clothing & dress
Search Terms Wedding
orange blossom
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS