Veil from Wedding Ensemble

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. middle 19th century

GUSN

GUSN-247050

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

Descriptive Terms

veils (headcloths)
lace (needlework)
Veil

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Katharine Richardson

Accession Number

2002.29.14

Date

ca. middle 19th century (Worn by Lucy Maria Tappan on her wedding, June 6, 1844.)

Places

United States