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Woman's hat veil

White veil with continuous supplementary patterning wefts clipped and bound in to make floral or botah design across end and four rows of leaf motifs across center, continuous supplementary warps and wefts bound in plain weave at edges to create stripe and fringe at corners, remanents of white...

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Provenance

Worn by a member of the Robbins family; inherited by Ellen A. Stone; gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

Indian, worn in America, 1830s

Place of Manufacture

India

Place of Use

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 120.7 x 104.5 cm (47 1/2 x 41 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

99.664.44

Medium or Technique

Silk gauze with continuous supplementary patterning warps and wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes