SHAWL

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1845-1860

GUSN

GUSN-73782

Description

Black center; predominantly red w/ green, pink, orange & blue; large, elongated paisley motif w/ smaller paisleys throughout; woven; patchwork border embroidered w/ stylized flowers & scallop; borders are handstitched to center.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shawls
wool (textile)
Wool
SHAWL

Inscription

Embroidered on black center & paisley ground: [string of letters in foreign, probably Indian, language].

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Dimensions

57.5 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.6202