- CATEGORY: PERSONAL ARTIFACTS
- MEASUREMENTS: 14 3/4"L x 13 1/4"W
- DATE MADE:
Woman's lace blouse. Either a vestee or chemisette. Made of white Belgian needlepoint lace with delicate flower designs appliqued on fine bobbin net, "Point Gaze" handmade lace. Fair condition, slight discoloration; slight stains within pattern.
Belonged to Frances Judith Somes Trask (Mrs. William Thompson), 1806-1892, who came to Texas in 1834 and was a pioneer Texas teacher at Independence, Austin, Rock Island, and Jasper until the 1860s.
- ASSOCIATED INDIVIDUAL: Thompson, Frances Judith Somes Trask
- CREDIT LINE: Hill, Mary Van den Berge (Mrs. George A. Hill, Jr.) (Estate of)