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A long rectangular net shawl

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A long rectangular net shawl embroidered with white cotton in chain stitch with some drawn work stitches, border on all four sides of round scallops, each scallop enclosing a circlet of small leaves on curved stem surrounding a pineapple, at two narrow ends a deep double border of repeated large...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Theresa and MIss Elizabeth Blake

American, first half of 19th century

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

65.2 x 226.5 cm (25 11/16 x 89 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.467

Medium or Technique

Cotton; embroidered, drawnwork

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes