Woman's shawl

European, worn in America
early 19th century


Object Place: Lexington, Massachusetts, United States; Place of Manufacture: England or Continental Europe

Dimensions

104.8 x 92.1 cm (41 1/4 x 36 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

99.664.42

Medium or Technique

Silk gauze with plain weave stripe, white bands self-patterned in twill order, printed

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Pink silk gauze shawl, ivory woven border design, printed black design, fringe ends.

Provenance

Worn by donor's great-aunt Caira Robbins (1794-1881); Inherited by Ellen A. Stone; Gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone