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Veil

American


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

97 x 99 cm (38 3/16 x 39 in.)

Accession Number

56.829

Medium or Technique

Silk machine-made net with tambor work, and silk drawstring

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black, embroidered with heavy silk on machine-made net. Rectangular in shape, with scalloped edges. Powdered pattern of dots and single blossoms. Along bottom edge, five large units showing sprays of flowers and foliage and below this, a row of single large blossoms. Drawstring at top. Condition good; few small holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ruth Burke