Large triangular shawl

French
1835–40


Object Place: France

Dimensions

126.5 cm (49 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.2613

Medium or Technique

Cotton, muslin, embroidered, chain stitch

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Large triangular shawl of white muslin embroidered with white thread in chain stitch, all over design of scrolling and vermiform lines with stylized blossoms, leaves, and berries in interspaces, edges deeply and irregularly scalloped, border design of rosettes with stylized blossoming stems radiating out; apparently never finished; two uncut and unsewn darts at neckline.

Credit Line

Special Textile Fund