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Veil

Black silk machine made net with the design run in with a coarse black silk thread. Flowers arranged to form scallops, powder of small forms and four branches of flowers and leaves across the bottom. Work like this was done also in England and America, but usually with a finer thread.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry P. Sturgis

French or Spanish, 1808–50

Accession Number

92.2622

Medium or Technique

Silk machine-made lace with silk design

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes