Veil

American
Second quarter 19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

79 x 98.5 cm (31 1/8 x 38 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

53.1099

Medium or Technique

Linen net with silk and cotton embroidery and silk ribbon

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Embroidered net veil, long, red rosette powdered all over ground, border design across bottom of repeat of floral spray with curving stems bearing small blossoms and berries, outer border along bottom edge formed by repeat of small scale floral spray with pendent full blown blossom, on two long sides a narrow vine border.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. James Wheeler