Shawl

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1840-1850

GUSN

GUSN-35959

Description

Cream ground - silk and cotton twisted together; woven to create natural fringe on all sides; 4 1/2" border of Indian inspired motif in scarlet, olive, black; 7" (9?) inner border of vaguely Indian inspired motif of with 8" corner motif in opposing corners in same colors.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shawls
block printing (relief printing process)
cotton (textile)
silk (textile)
twill
festoon (motif)
floral patterns
paisley
Women's clothing
Silk
Cotton
Twill
Transfer Printed
Paisley
Garland
SHAWL

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

43.5 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1933.1061