Shawl: purple/black

Object Number: 
1946.129
Date: 
1880-1900
Medium: 
Silk, velvet
Dimensions: 
Overall: 63 1/2 x 64 x 1/4 in. ( 161.3 x 162.6 x 0.6 cm )
Description: 
Purple silk piano cover with black cut velvet borders; wide decorative band with meandering strip with floral pattern on two sides, meeting in lower corner; opposite corner with straight-edged border of cut velvet on reverse, which is revealed when corner is folded back; black and purple fringe on all sides.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this object once belonged to Mrs. James Stokes, grandmother of the donor.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Helen Phelps Stokes
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group