Headscarf

Object Number: 
INV.11465.3
Date: 
1860-1890
Medium: 
Linen, silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/2 x 9 5/8 x 1/2 in. ( 19 x 24.4 x 1.3 cm )
Description: 
Ecru triangular headscarf of machine made bobbin-style lace, the central triangular area is made of ecru tulle studded with dots lined with black tulle, this is trimmed with purple satin ribbon bows and flowers, the outer edge is trimmed with ecru lace with floral design and scalloped beaded edges.
Gallery Label: 
This headscarf belonged to Betsy Ann Barker Miller (born ca. 1830), of Branford, Connecticut.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group