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Shawl

Shawl

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1830-1869 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Muslin with whitework embroidery and pattern in drawn work

  • Museum number:

    273-1903

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Shawl or kerchief of muslin, with patterns in drawn work and embroidery in white cotton thread. In the middle is a circular arrangement of flowering stems and leaves surrounding rosettes on a network ground. Along two sides is repeated a double row of similar stems separated by narrow bands of drawnwork.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1830-1869 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Muslin with whitework embroidery and pattern in drawn work

Dimensions

Width: 47.5 in, Depth: 23 in

Object history note

Purchased. Registered File number 81889/1903, 5409/1903.

Descriptive line

Shawl or kerchief, muslin with whitework embroidery and pattern in drawn work, England, 1830-1869.

Materials

Cotton thread; Cotton

Techniques

Whitework; Plain weave

Subjects depicted

Floral patterns

Categories

Textiles; Clothing; Embroidery

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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