Shawl

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1835-1850

GUSN

GUSN-52928

Description

Fuschin sheer silk w/ 3/4" denser stripe around border; extra warp thread woven to create naturalistic roses & leaves massed in corners & floral sprig in cross-shaped center; warp ends clipped where pattern doesn't exist; tied-on fringe.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shawls
tabby (textile)
silk (textile)
textiles
floral patterns
Women's clothing
Unidentified Textile
Silk
Novelty Weave
Floral
Sprig
SHAWL

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Dimensions

34.25 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry B. Spelman

Accession Number

1942.234