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Black embroidered net square shawl

American
First quarter 19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

131.5 x 158 cm (51 3/4 x 62 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.581

Medium or Technique

Linen net lace with linen embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Net made on early point net machine; minute floral sprig powdered over ground; border repeat of highly stylized curving branches bearing several varieties of flowers; scalloped edge with small stylized blossom in each scallop; many breaks and small holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss E. Elizabeth Sears, in memory of her sister, Mary Crease Sears