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Shawl

1928.973 (RS266834)

Description

Sheer; off-white ground; pink edge; 6" outer border of brown and red daisies with green leaves; inner border ofbrown and red border on purple cloud-like ground; tied-on silk fringe ("seam of weave coarse enough that fringe looks like its coming from warp ends" - Nancy Rexford.)

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1835-1850
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Garland
Leno Weave
SHAWL
shawls
Silk
Transfer Printed
Women's clothing
Dimensions
37.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1928.973
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Catherine W. Faucon
GUSN
32341

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