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Admiral Digby Museum

Veil


Accession number: 2010.48.1.14
Category: Headwear
Date: 1950
Measurements: 26 cm Diameter
Description: A black lace, ladies church veil, with black velvet bow, set just off center. Veil has two hat pins, both with a black head, one is smaller than the other. Also for securing the veil is a silver barrette.
History of Use: These veils became fashionable because they could be folded and tucked into a handbag and always there for a quick visit to your church for confession or a service.