SHAWL

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1870

GUSN

GUSN-12938

Description

Balck silk taffeta trimmed all around w/ narrow band of black silk braid; hem trimmed w/ wide ruffle double in front, triple in back. Black silk net w/ scrolling embroidery; fitted over shoulders; long extensions.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shawls
stitching
machine-made
net (textile)
silk (textile)
taffeta
scrolls (motifs)
Women's clothing
Silk
Taffeta
Net
Hand Stitched
Scroll
SHAWL

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.6423