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Shawl

2006.44.1370 (RS12439)

Description

Long black silk shawl with printed and embroidered flowers. The body of the shawl is a black silk crepe. There is a large inner rectangle that has a printed floral pattern. Over the entire surface there are black flowers and leaves embroidered on with silk threads. Within the printed rectangle there are portions of the floral pattern that has been picked out with colorful embroidery which completes the printed pattern. One long edge is finished, and the remaining three are sewn with tiny hems. The shawl is not reversible.

Details

Maker
unknown
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
silk (textile)
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Shawl
shawls
silk (textile)
Dimensions
99 4/16 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1370
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
191317

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