Attributed to
Lowe, Ann, American, 1898 - 1981
Worn by
Trevor, Florance Colgate Rumbough, American, 1927 - 2008
Date
1951
Medium
tulle, lace, and wire
Dimensions
Length: 70 in. (177.8 cm)
Description
Wedding veil worn by Florance Colgate Rumbough Trevor as part of her wedding ensemble. The veil (a) is made from off-white tulle extending down beyond the floor and onto the train of the dress. The headpiece is made from a circle of wire covered in fabric and trimmed in off-white floral lace. The lace extends down the sides of the shorter part of the veil used to cover the face during the ceremony.
The veil is accompanied by a length of the off-white tulle (b) and a scrap of the floral lace (c).
Classification
Clothing-Fashion
Type
veils
Topic
Clothing and dress
Design
Fashion
Fashion design
Marriage customs and rites
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Estate of Florance Rumbough Trevor
Object number
2014.73.1.4abc
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd559f10733-c6ff-4c75-8859-9c1059e07a83
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