Wedding veil

Belgian (Brussels)
late 19th early 20th century


Dimensions

213.36 x 365.76 cm (84 x 144 in.)

Accession Number

2000.810

Medium or Technique

Linen bobbin lace applied to cotton machine-made net

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Large oval wedding veil (in Pont d’Angleterre) with design of floral sprays and rococo scrolls. Condition: good, some wear and yellowing

Provenance

Veil purchased in 1924 in Nice by donors' grandmother, Jane Norton Morgan, and passed down through mother, Mrs. Frances Pennoyer.

Credit Line

Gift of the daughters of Frances T. Pennoyer