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Veil

2006.44.1270 (RS11496)

Description

Small rectangular black lace veil with narrow velvet ribbon along top edge. The upper half of the veil has a small floral pattern. The bottom half of the veil has a repeating flowing plant pattern. The sides and bottom edge of the veil have a repeating flowing plant pattern. The sides and bottom edge of the veil have a scroll like pattern. The top edge has a very narrow black velvet ribbon woven in so that the ends can be gathered together.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"Heirlooms Lace veil fan etc. from Mrs. Phillips" (This text was written on the box which the veil was found in.)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
lace (needlework)
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Clothing -- Headwear
Descriptive terms
lace (needlework)
Veil
veils (headcloths)
velvet (fabric weave)
Dimensions
42 3/16 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1270
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
189932

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