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Semicircular Bonnet Veil With Border of Handmade Lace

Semicircular Bonnet Veil With Border of Handmade Lace

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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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Lace
lace, veil, bonnet veil
Object Type
lace
date made
ca. 1860
Place Made
Belgium
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
ID Number
TE.L6873
catalog number
L6873.000
accession number
50762
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. James W. Pinchot, 1909
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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