A square embroidered net shawl

American
Early 19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

138 x 139.4 cm (54 5/16 x 54 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.2356

Medium or Technique

Embroidered

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

A square embroidered net shawl, powder over ground of single blossom and large leaf, irregualrly scalloped outer edge formed by repeat of pendent full blown blossom, deep inner border formed by repeat of spray of flowers with fern like leaves on scrolling stem.

Credit Line

Gift of Ashton Sanborn