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Veil from Wedding Ensemble

Description

White lace wedding veil with a crown of yellow flowers, and a brown hair comb attached. The fabric of the veil is accented with floral and leaf designs. The veil was worn by Lucy Maria Tappan when she married Henry Chandler Bowen on June 6, 1844.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. middle 19th century
Worn by Lucy Maria Tappan on her wedding, June 6, 1844.
Material
lace (needlework)
Object type
Clothing -- Headwear
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
lace (needlework)
Veil
veils (headcloths)
Accession Number
2002.29.14
Credit Line
Gift of Katharine Richardson
GUSN
247050

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