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Description

Black handmade Chantilly lace; half-moon shaped; ground embroidered w/ circles; curved edge is scalloped w/ floral garland & center flower; straight end has band for drawstring; scalloped border is applied - handstitched to net ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1855-1865
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
headgear
VEIL
veils (headcloths)
Accession Number
1969.5617
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
13757

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