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Shawl

2006.44.1295 (RS11366)

Description

Sheer black silk shawl with long, rectangular shape. Around all four edges there is a band of thicker black silk that is not as sheer as the single layer of black silk composing the center portion of the shawl. There are no seams on the long edges and seams on the shorter edges in black thread.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"From East India House W, H. Davis &Co. 373 Boylston Street, Boston, USA. Agents of Liberty &Co., Regent St. London, W." (Box label)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
silk (textile)
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Places
London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom)
Descriptive terms
Shawl
shawls
silk (textile)
Dimensions
31 2/16 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1295
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
190995

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