Woman's traveling veil

American
early 19th century


Object Place: Lexington, Massachusetts, United States; Place of Manufacture: probably Massachusetts, United States; Place of Manufacture: England (silk)

Dimensions

Overall: 149.9 x 93.3cm (59 x 36 3/4in.) Other (tie): 40.6 x 3.8cm (16 x 1 1/2in.)

Accession Number

99.664.15

Medium or Technique

Plain weave silk

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black silk veil; gathered at top; selvedge sewn together down lower front; black ribbon trim and ties. Silk imported from England or Continental Europe.

Provenance

Worn by member of Robbins family; inherited by Ellen A. Stone; gift to the MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone