VEIL

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1830-1835

GUSN

GUSN-54298

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

veils (headcloths)
headgear
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
needle lace
net (textile)
silk (textile)
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
Women's clothing
Silk
Net
Needle Run
Sprig
Leaf
VEIL

Inscription

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]""

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Headwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Edgar J. Rollins

Accession Number

1946.282