Shawl

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1820-1840

GUSN

GUSN-191034

Description

Ivory shawl with multicolored paisley embroidery. The square shaped shawl has embroidery on three sides and plain ivory fringe at one end. The end with the fringe has a large embroidered paisley in each corner. Near one of the paisley's is Arabic writing or a symbol embroidered in magenta thread. The opposite end of the shawl has no fringe. The edges of the shawl are trimmed with a thin woven green band. The reverse side of the shawl shows all of the thread crossings and tie-offs.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shawls
cotton (textile)
Shawl

Inscription

"61964" (Embroidered)
"Shawl which / belonged to my / grandmother Mrs. D. Pingree and worn by my mother / Mrs. S.G. Wheatland../ Anna P. Phillips" (Handwritten note on envelope)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P899

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing -- Outerwear

Dimensions

62 10/16 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1319