Long rectangular embroidered veil
Object Place: America
116 x 118 cm (45 11/16 x 46 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen net with cotton and silk embroidery
Not On View
A long rectangular embroidered veil, ecru in color, on two long sides rounded scalloped edges formed by small scale floral spray with carnation-like blossom, across bottom edge irregularly scalloped lines, each large scallop enclosing a pendent curling branch bearing carnations, deep inner border across bottom of large scale floral spray repeat; tender and many breaks and boles; several brownish stains.
Gift of Mary Newbold Patterson Hale, (Mrs. Richard Walden Hale)