Overall: 7 1/4 x 1 5/8 in. ( 18.4 x 4.1 cm )
Wrought and cast silver plate bouquet holder; cone-shaped holder made of four filigree leaveas with filigree flowers between; holder attached to the six-sided handle with filigree leaves and cast flowers; each side of the handle decorated with X's and flowers; three cast foliate cartouches are applied to the base; a ring and pin are attached above the handle with an oval link chain; no maker's marks.
This bouquet holder was given to the donor by her mother, a granddaughter of John McComb, Jr. It was given to her mother by one of her bridesmaids, Flora Payne, who married William C. Whitney. It held her mother's bridal bouquet.
Gift of Mrs. Helen A. Collingwood
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