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Point lace veil

Embroidered net. Veil. Black silk machine made net with an all-over design of grapes and leaves of tambour work; larger leaves and grapes across the bottom; running string across the top.

Credit Line

Turner Sargent Collection—Bequest of Mrs. Turner Sargent (Amelia J. Holmes)

American or English, 1808–50

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Medium or Technique

Silk machine made net with silk tambour work, silk cord, and silk tape


Textiles and Fashion Arts