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Woman's traveling veil

Black silk veil; gathered at top; selvedge sewn together down lower front; black ribbon trim and ties. Silk imported from England or Continental Europe.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

American, early 19th century

Place of Manufacture

England (silk)

Place of Manufacture

probably Massachusetts, United States

Object Place

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 149.9 x 93.3cm (59 x 36 3/4in.) Other (tie): 40.6 x 3.8cm (16 x 1 1/2in.)

Accession Number

99.664.15

Medium or Technique

Plain weave silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes