Shawl in Floral Vines, printed silk crepe
Object Place: France
85.5 x 86 cm (33 11/16 x 33 7/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 33 7/8 x 33 5/8 in. (0.86 x 0.855 m)
Medium or Technique
Printed silk crepe
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Cream-colored silk crepe ground, printed in shades of red, yellow, green, blue, violet, brown, and black. Pattern, with motifs having stepped contours to imitate woven patterns, shows double narrow band with conventionalized floral vine alternating with broad bands showing large single blossoms on a stippled ground. Knotted ivory silk fringe all around. Several small holes in one corner; one gray-brown stain.
Gift of Mrs. Fred Bates Lund