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Description

White silk lace; gauze w/ supplemental warp creating patterned weft; drawstring; field of smaller white flowers w/ 6 larger flowers at bottom; scalloped floral borders; long & wide.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1835
Material
gauze
lace (needlework)
silk (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
Flower
flowers (plants)
gauze
Gauze
headgear
Lace
lace (needlework)
Leno Weave
scallop shell
Shell
Silk
silk (textile)
VEIL
veils (headcloths)
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1940.650
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Frederic A. Turner
GUSN
40665

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