1810-1820 Antique Silk Guaze Shawl

These rectangular shawls were the height of fashion during this time period. It is a stunning antique textile! Light as a feather the black silk gauze has beautiful ribbon weave borders and cross checked sections created on each end. A fine black flower sits in the middle of each crated square and the perfection of each is exquisite. It weighs virtually nothing and is quite beautiful One end is unfinished and there are some small areas of thinning to the fabric that has created small breaks - it is so fine and light that this is almost inevitable. Sold as found

80" x 21"

Item# A167

Note that antique and twenties pieces are final sale. They will be packed exceedingly well and we only sell pieces that will stand up to the stress of shipping, however, having pieces potentially shipped multiple times through multiple customs and countries is too hard on garments that are historically important and deserve to be treated with love and care. Please purchase accordingly.

This item is in sound, as found condition

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