Semicircular Bonnet Veil With Border of Handmade Lace

Description (Brief):

Semicircular bonnet veil worn in front of the face. Fine Brussels bobbin lace motifs are appliqued on the machine made ground, including needlepoint Point d'Esprit.

Date Made: ca. 1860

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Belgium

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. James W. Pinchot, 1909

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.L6873Catalog Number: L6873.000Accession Number: 50762

Object Name: Lacelace, veil, bonnet veilObject Type: lace

Physical Description: machine made (overall net production method/technique)bobbin lace, brussels (motifs production method/technique)needle lace (rings on flowers and net production method/technique)Measurements: overall: 28 in x 13 3/4 in; 71.12 cm x 34.925 cm


Record Id: nmah_627483

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