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Shawl

  • Place of origin:

    Macclesfield (possibly, made)
    Spitalfields (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1830-1840 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven silk

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs J Cantrell

  • Museum number:

    T.531-1985

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Shawl of woven silk. Light purple with a large checked pattern, mainly in orange and white.

Place of Origin

Macclesfield (possibly, made)
Spitalfields (possibly, made)

Date

ca. 1830-1840 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Woven silk

Dimensions

Length: 3 in fringe, Length: 7.5 cm fringe, Length: 68 in including fringe, Length: 173 cm including fringe, Width: 68 in including fringe, Width: 173 cm including fringe

Object history note

Registered File number 1985/395A.

Descriptive line

Shawl of woven silk, possibly made in Macclesfield or Spitalfields, ca. 1830-1840

Materials

Silk (textile)

Techniques

Weaving

Subjects depicted

Chequer-work

Categories

Textiles; Clothing; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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