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Shawl

2006.44.1371 (RS12448)

Description

Long black and white silk shawl with geometric patterns. The shawl is narrow and rectangular. The pattern consists of alternating rectangles that have one of two designs inside them. One design has a daisy-like flower with stem and leaves on two sides and is inside of an oval. In the four corners of the rectangle there are circular designs. The other design has three interconnected diamonds with geometric designs inside them. On both ends of the shawl the geometric pattern is interrupted by a wide strip of solid black silk. 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
76 7/16 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1371
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
191321

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