Lace Bertha from Wedding Ensemble
White lace bertha, with a floral and foliate pattern or design. Worn by Lucy Maria Tappan at her wedding to Henry Chandler Bowen on June 6, 1844.
ca. middle 19th century
Worn by Lucy Maria Tappan at her wedding to Henry Chandler Bowen on June 6, 1844.
"Lucy Maria Tappan Bowen's / lace bertha, worn in her portrait." (handwritten)
"Wedding Lace / L.M.B." (handwritten)
- Object type
- Clothing -- Accessory
Probably United States
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- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Gift of Katharine Richardson