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Laura Bridgman's green fillet eye band

Description: Laura Bridgman's green fillet band for covering her eyes. There are three bands in the Bridgman collection at Perkins. Bridgman wore bands covering her eyes in photographs prior to 1870 at which time she shifts to glasses.

 

Date: 19th century

 

Format: textile

 

Digital Identifier: AG59-18-00225

 

Rights: Samuel P. Hayes Research Library, Perkins School for the Blind, Watertown, MA

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Taken on December 5, 2012