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

Dimensions

34.25 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry B. Spelman

Accession Number

1942.234