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Wedding veil worn by Florance Trevor

Catalog Data

Attributed to:
Ann Lowe, American, 1898 - 1981  Search this
Worn by:
Florance Colgate Rumbough Trevor, American, 1927 - 2008  Search this
Medium:
tulle, lace, and wire
Dimensions:
Length: 70 in. (177.8 cm)
Type:
veils
Date:
1951
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).
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  Search this
Marriage customs and rites  Search this
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
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd559f10733-c6ff-4c75-8859-9c1059e07a83
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.73.1.4abc