Shawl

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

GUSN

GUSN-190995

Description

Sheer black silk shawl with long, rectangular shape. Around all four edges there is a band of thicker black silk that is not as sheer as the single layer of black silk composing the center portion of the shawl. There are no seams on the long edges and seams on the shorter edges in black thread.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shawls
silk (textile)
Shawl

Inscription

"From East India House W, H. Davis &Co. 373 Boylston Street, Boston, USA. Agents of Liberty &Co., Regent St. London, W." (Box label)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P875

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

31 2/16 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1295

Places

London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom)