Shawl

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1820-1840

GUSN

GUSN-10670

Description

Shawl of square form with "cafe aulait" colored center enclosed by printed border of "seaweed-like sprigs enclosed by deuse bands of flowerheads and twigs," in blue, green and pink. Note: border printed on two sides of the back and two sides of the front, so it could be folded for in triangle and have border show [see cataloguing worksheet for diagram].

Details

Descriptive Terms

shawls
Wool
Transfer Printed
Woven
SHAWL

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Europe

Dimensions

49 x 53 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.562