Bertha

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1850

GUSN

GUSN-247058

Description

White lace bertha, with a floral and foliate pattern or design.--see curators notes and object file for full details.

Details

Descriptive Terms

berthas
lace (needlework)
Collar

Inscription

"Lucy Maria Tappan Bowen's / lace bertha, worn in her portrait." (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing -- Accessory

Credit Line

Gift of Katharine Richardson

Accession Number

2002.29.17

Places

Probably United States