Small triangular shawl

Indian
19th century


Object Place: India

Dimensions

173 cm (68 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.1549

Medium or Technique

Silk; Crèpe, embroiderd

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Small triangular shawl, designed to be worn with top long edge folded back, made of heavy white silk crèpe, embroidered with white silk floss in border design of crossing cone shaped leaves and palmettes on two short sides, on long side a narrow border design of small scale floral motives, braided white silk fringe on all three sides; a number of small stains.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb