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

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.6423