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Object Name Shawl
Catalog Number 1986.79.4
Date ca. 1890
Material(s) Silk;
Dimensions H-77 W-75 inches
Description This is a large ivory silk shawl with heavy floral embroidery around the edges and smaller nosegay type embroidery in the middle. The floral pattern is made up of flowers, leaves and berries. There is a one inch crocheted border with six inch fringe around the edges.
Notes This shawl was a bequest to the Kentucky Historical Society. There is no other provenance.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
Subjects Accessories
Shawls
Silk
Clothing & dress
Women
Search Terms Accessories
Women's clothing
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS