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A square embroidered net shawl

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A square embroidered net shawl, powder over ground of single blossom and large leaf, irregualrly scalloped outer edge formed by repeat of pendent full blown blossom, deep inner border formed by repeat of spray of flowers with fern like leaves on scrolling stem.

Credit Line

Gift of Ashton Sanborn

American, Early 19th century

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

138 x 139.4 cm (54 5/16 x 54 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.2356

Medium or Technique

Embroidered

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes