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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.


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


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


Medium or Technique

Plain weave silk


Textiles and Fashion Arts