The University of Texas at Austin
Black Lace Mantilla [back]
Identifier: TMC_0116
Title: Black Lace Mantilla [back]
Description: Mantilla is black lace. Machine-made Chantilly lace with floral and leaf pattern was probably made on a Levers machine. Net fills in the open spaces. Machine-made picot edge was made separately and then attached by hand. Owned by Nancy Anderson whose family settled Georgetown, Texas. Donated by Emma T. Tubbs Schultz (Mrs. William M. Schultz), Anderson’s granddaughter.
City: Georgetown
County: Williamson
State: Texas
Date: circa 1840
Source: UT Texas Memorial Museum Collection
Publisher: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Rights: Please contact the Briscoe Center for further information regarding the use of this material.
Box: Drawer 4 [Metric, Rm C 4-4.4]
Format: Mantillas
Size: 2.58 m L x 1.29 m W
Related items: See TMC_0102 for front view.  
Other ID: TMM 510-5
Subject: Material culture--Texas--19th century