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Object Name Veil
Catalog Number 1938.23.25ab
Date ca. 1875
Material(s) Wire; wax; silk
Dimensions W-41 inches
Description This is the remnants of a wedding veil that had a white net and a headband of wax orange blossoms and leaves. The front head piece has a brown grosgrain ribbon that encircled the head. There is another section of wax orange blossoms and leaves that went around the back of the head.
Notes This dress belonged to Miss Katherine Welch of Spring Station, Kentucky. No other provenance is available.
Collection Katherine Welch Collection
Subjects Wedding costume
Weddings
Clothing & dress
Women's clothing
Symbols
Search Terms orange blossom
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS