Wedding veil

Object Number: 
1978.63c
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Bobbin lace, needlepoint lace
Dimensions: 
Overall: 44 x 80 in. ( 111.8 x 203.2 cm )
Description: 
Cream cotton wedding veil; hand worked on machine-made net; large floral pattern of bobbin and needlepoint lace with openwork in some of the roses along the scalloped edge; diamond needlework pattern along the opening for the head.
Gallery Label: 
This wedding veil was worn on February 14, 1889 by the donor's mother, Mrs. E. Hayward Ferry.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group