Veil

American
1820–40


Dimensions

81 x 74 cm (31 7/8 x 29 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

28.237

Medium or Technique

Linen net with silk embroidery

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Point. Run-net. Ground: machine-made net of cream white cotton. Design: three irregular floral sprays across the bottom and narrow border of flowers in scallops on sides and bottom run with silky cream-white linen thread.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Elizabeth von Stein