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Wedding veil: T.10-1991

Object information

Awaiting location update


Production: Unknown




Wedding veil of machine made two-twist net with needlerun decoration trimmed with machine made picot edging. Repeat design of floral sprigs on all four sides with alternating rows of floral sprigs along the whole length of the ground with four larger floral motifs at each corner

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Henry Scipio Reitlinger and transferred from the Reitlinger Trust

Measurements and weight

Length: 239 cm
Width: 70 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1991-09-04) by Scipio Reitlinger, Henry


19th Century, Mid#
Circa 1850 CE - Circa 1860 CE

Materials used in production

possibly Cotton

Techniques used in production

Machine made net : Machine made two-twist net with needlerun decoration trimmed with machine made picot edging

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.10-1991
Primary reference Number: 110179
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 12 October 2017 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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