San Jancinto Museum of History

PERSONAL ARTIFACTS
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  • BLOUSE

  • CATEGORY: PERSONAL ARTIFACTS
  • MEASUREMENTS: 14 3/4"L x 13 1/4"W
  • DATE MADE:

Description

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.


Provenance

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)


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