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Long rectangular embroidered veil

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A long rectangular embroidered veil, ecru in color, on two long sides rounded scalloped edges formed by small scale floral spray with carnation-like blossom, across bottom edge irregularly scalloped lines, each large scallop enclosing a pendent curling branch bearing carnations, deep inner...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mary Newbold Patterson Hale, (Mrs. Richard Walden Hale)

American, About 1825

Object Place



116 x 118 cm (45 11/16 x 46 7/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen net with cotton and silk embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts