Embroidered net shawl

American
19th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

66.2 x 205 cm (26 1/16 x 80 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.439

Medium or Technique

Embroidered net

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Long rectangular embroidered net shawl, powder over center of small spray of stylized carnations (?), deep border design on all four sides of pendent stylized full blown carnations forming irregularly scalloped edge, at each of narrow ends two large scale floral sprays, the two end borders and one entire side border sewn on to center of shawl; a number of brownish stains.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift