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Small square shawl

American
19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

8 cm (3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

52.1193

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery, satin stitch

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Ecru silk ground, rather sheer, with bright polychrome silk embroidery in satin stitch in three corners; designed to be worn folded in triangle; in two corners small spray of rose buds, in third corner large spray of rose, carnation, and other flowers and strawberries surronded by powder of small roses and morning glories; fringed on all four sides.

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb