Long rectangular embroidered veil

American
About 1825


Object Place: America

Dimensions

116 x 118 cm (45 11/16 x 46 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.414

Medium or Technique

Linen net with cotton and silk embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

A long rectangular embroidered veil, ecru in color, on two long sides rounded scalloped edges formed by small scale floral spray with carnation-like blossom, across bottom edge irregularly scalloped lines, each large scallop enclosing a pendent curling branch bearing carnations, deep inner border across bottom of large scale floral spray repeat; tender and many breaks and boles; several brownish stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Mary Newbold Patterson Hale, (Mrs. Richard Walden Hale)