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Wedding veil

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1860 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Machine-made tulle net, bobbin lace

  • Credit Line:

    Given by HM Queen Mary

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Wedding veil of fine machine-made tulle net with a border of Honiton bobbin lace partly applied with some tulle ground cut away. The top border is narrower than the two sides and the lower edge. The pattern consists of elaborate openwork flowers and along the lower edge of the veil are 10.5 inches high medallions of flowers and leaves in bobin lace incorporating many motifs used in the border.

Place of Origin

England (made)


ca. 1860 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Machine-made tulle net, bobbin lace


Length: 43 in, Width: 52 in

Descriptive line

Wedding veil of machine-made tulle net with a border of Honiton bobbin lace, England, ca. 1860


Marriage; Fashion; Women's clothes; Lace; Accessories; Textiles; Europeana Fashion Project


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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