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Wedding veil

Wedding veil

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1960 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Boyd, John, born 1925 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tulle and elastic

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Frances Plaisted

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Wedding shower veil of rose-champagne tulle on an elastic headband.

Place of Origin

London (made)


1960 (made)


Boyd, John, born 1925 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Tulle and elastic

Object history note

Part of a dress ensemble T.464:1 to 5-1997.
This dress and veil outfit were worn by Frances Barrett for her marriage to Mr Plaisted on 20 August 1960.

The wedding veil, bought from John Boyd in 25 Lowndes Street, Belgrave Square, cost nine pounds and nine shillings. John Boyd billed the bride on 14 September 1960, and she settled the bill a couple days later. (original bill in RF)

Descriptive line

Wedding shower veil of tulle, designed by John Boyd, London, 1960


Tulle; Elastic


Netting (process)


Marriage; Women's clothes; Fashion; Hats & headwear; Scotland


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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