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Religious Clothing - Monogrammed Confirmation Veil

From the Collection of Kew Historical Society Inc Level 1, Kew Court House 188 High Street Kew Victoria

Description
A square silk veil, folded back on the monogrammed corner. And pinned to the head
Object Registration
1978.0055
Keywords
fashion and textiles collection - kew historical society, lace, women's clothing, confirmation veils, girl's clothing
Historical information
These were worn in High Anglican Churches by girls being confirmed until the 1960s. Some churches lent them to the girls, others owned their own veil. View the photograph of Judith Scurfiled wearing such a veil at her confirmation at St Hilary's John Street, Kew.
This veil was donated by Mrs Joy Ivory
Inscriptions & Markings
Embroidered with a W on one corner
Last updated
2 Oct 2019 at 1:14PM