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Shawl

2006.44.1344 (RS12283)

Description

Large rectangular pomegranate silk shawl with purple printed design. Both ends of the shawl have an identical printed design. The design consists of five large interconnected diamonds with large flowers inside the diamonds. These diamonds rest on a ground framed by four triangular points with the points graduating upwards into the voids created by the diamond shapes. Both ends are finished with cream thread while the long sides have selvage edges.

Details

Maker
unknown
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
silk (fiber)
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Shawl
shawls
silk (fiber)
Dimensions
39 6/16 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1344
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
191090

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