Veil

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

GUSN

GUSN-189932

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

Descriptive Terms

veils (headcloths)
lace (needlework)
velvet (fabric weave)
Veil

Inscription

"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.),

Additional Identification Number

P850

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing -- Headwear

Dimensions

42 3/16 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1270