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SHAWL

Description

Balck silk taffeta trimmed all around w/ narrow band of black silk braid; hem trimmed w/ wide ruffle double in front, triple in back. Black silk net w/ scrolling embroidery; fitted over shoulders; long extensions.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1870
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
machine-made
net (textile)
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Net
net (textile)
Scroll
scrolls (motifs)
SHAWL
shawls
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Taffeta
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.6423
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
12938

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