Date made: 1837-1901
Maker / artist: unknown
Date collected: 1837-1901
Accession number: F7465
Ostrich egg ornament, mounted on an elaborate silver and gilt stand. Ostriches were famed for their giant eggs and huge soft feathers which in Victorian times were used to decorate ladies’ hats, and dresses and to make feather boas.
Categorised in: Cabinets of Curiosity