Shawl

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

GUSN

GUSN-191007

Description

Ivory silk and net shawl with floral decoration. The ends of the shawl are cut at opposing angles, creating a trapezoid shape. Silk threads are woven into the net base to create the floral pattern on the shawl. The shawl has scalloped sides and ends created by circular flowered. The bottom edge has two rows of circular flowers. The center panel has twenty-seven parallel rows of smaller flowers with leaves.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shawls
silk (fiber)
net (textile)
Shawl

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P884

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

27 6/16 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1304