Shawl

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

GUSN

GUSN-191090

Description

Large rectangular pomegranate silk shawl with purple printed design. Both ends of the shawl have an identical printed design. The design consists of five large interconnected diamonds with large flowers inside the diamonds. These diamonds rest on a ground framed by four triangular points with the points graduating upwards into the voids created by the diamond shapes. Both ends are finished with cream thread while the long sides have selvage edges.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shawls
silk (fiber)
Shawl

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P924

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing -- Outerwear

Dimensions

39 6/16 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1344