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Veil

French or Spanish
1808–50


Dimensions

96.5 x 109.5 cm (38 x 43 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

92.2622

Medium or Technique

Silk machine-made lace with silk design

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black silk machine made net with the design run in with a coarse black silk thread. Flowers arranged to form scallops, powder of small forms and four branches of flowers and leaves across the bottom. Work like this was done also in England and America, but usually with a finer thread.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry P. Sturgis