Long cover made from pieces of a shawl
Object Place: England or Scotland (probably)
58.8 x 134.6 cm (23 1/8 x 53 in.); Legacy dimension: L: 1.346; W: .588
Medium or Technique
Imitation Kashmir; border: taffeta
Not On View
Long cover, made up of pieces of a shawl. Jacquard-patterned compound twill weave with polychrome wefts; very fine black warp. Field shows dense pattern of pointed and curling leaves decorated with small blossoms and sprigs. In border, undulating floral vine. Lined with changeable purple-blue silk taffeta and light blue silk taffeta border. Some seams loose.
Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.
Gift of High School Scholarship Classes of Fine Arts