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VEIL

Description

Black silk twist net; needle run; 6 large leaf motifs connecting across; small stylized sprigged ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1835
Inscriptions
Attached letter: ""This veil was given to my mother Susan E. in Mar. 1883 by my great-grandmother Susanna Jaquith, born in Billerica, Mass. Dec. 27, 1797. She married Moses Abbott of Bedford June 22, 1826. Edgar J. Rollins, March 24, 1932, nearly 100 years [old]""
Material
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
leaf (plant material)
needle lace
net (textile)
silk (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
foliation (pattern)
headgear
Leaf
leaf (metal)
leaf (plant material)
needle lace
Needle Run
Net
net (textile)
Silk
silk (textile)
Sprig
VEIL
veils (headcloths)
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1946.282
Credit Line
Bequest of Edgar J. Rollins
GUSN
54298

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