A large mixed Brussels application wedding veil
Lot 90
A large mixed Brussels application wedding veil
Sold for £2,000 (US$ 3,361) inc. premium
Auction Details
The Oak Interior Chester
19 Apr 2012 11:00 BST

Auction 19887
A large mixed Brussels application wedding veil
Lot Details
A large mixed Brussels application wedding veil
With large scale realistic floral bouquets surrounded by ivy sprays and all over sprigging, 170cm x 178cm, lightly tacked to a larger silk net support; with provenance in the form of a newspaper report of a marriage in 1863, with an ivory silk headband and silk net pieces,
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Footnotes

  • Provenance: Made for Mrs David McIver (nee Rankin) for her wedding on July 2nd 1863 and worn for family weddings until 1999. The McIver family held important positions within the Cunard Line.
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