Scarf

English or French
mid 19th century


Object Place: England or France

Dimensions

Overall: 52 x 224 cm (20 1/2 x 88 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.428

Medium or Technique

Wool or cashmere twill, silk embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Brown cashmere scarf with knotted warp fringe; embroidered with polychrome silks in stem, satin, chain and knotted stitches; sides embroidered in pattern of alternating pink and mauve morning glories with bright green leaves and black stems inside thin green stripe; ends embroidered with four bunches of morning glories in pink, yellow and mauve framed in square quartered with intersecting green, mauve, and yellow stripes

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb