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Shawl

1942.234 (RS267982)

Description

Fuschin sheer silk w/ 3/4" denser stripe around border; extra warp thread woven to create naturalistic roses & leaves massed in corners & floral sprig in cross-shaped center; warp ends clipped where pattern doesn't exist; tied-on fringe.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1835-1850
Material
silk (textile)
tabby (textile)
textiles
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Floral
floral patterns
Novelty Weave
SHAWL
shawls
Silk
silk (textile)
Sprig
tabby (textile)
textiles
Unidentified Textile
Women's clothing
Dimensions
34.25 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.234
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Henry B. Spelman
GUSN
52928

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