Shawl

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

GUSN

GUSN-191321

Description

Long black and white silk shawl with geometric patterns. The shawl is narrow and rectangular. The pattern consists of alternating rectangles that have one of two designs inside them. One design has a daisy-like flower with stem and leaves on two sides and is inside of an oval. In the four corners of the rectangle there are circular designs. The other design has three interconnected diamonds with geometric designs inside them. On both ends of the shawl the geometric pattern is interrupted by a wide strip of solid black silk. The shawl is not reversible.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shawls
silk (textile)
Shawl

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P951

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing -- Outerwear

Dimensions

76 7/16 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1371