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Hat veil

Probably English or French, used in America
early 19th century


Place of Use: Boston, Massachusetts, United States; Place of Manufacture: probably England or France

Dimensions

Overall: 99 x 57.5 cm (39 x 22 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

49.959

Medium or Technique

Silk netting with silk embroidery

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Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White net veil with scalloped edge on three sides with embroidered flowers, six larger floral clusters at one end, top edge hemmed with casing and drawstring

Provenance

Inherited by Miss Georgiana Welles Sargent (born 1858) of New York City; Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent, to MFA 1949

Credit Line

Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent