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Object Detail


A cream-coloured lace wedding veil. The lace is made up of a floral pattern stitched onto netting that resembles Margot-style lace with its scroll designs and long-stemmed flowers.
Media/Materials
Production Date
Circa 1853
Primary Prod Period
1850s
Subject Category
Credit Line
This veil was given to Mr Richard Sortain-Smith by his second cousin Ava (Evelyn Rushton Gardner). It is not certain who the veil originally belonged to but it is thought that it may have been worn by Mary Britt Foley on her wedding day to Walter Scott (28.0.3.1853, All Saints Stepney Middlesex England).
Accession No
PA2005.172

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