Yellowed muslin shawl embroidered with small chain stitch embroidered with small a small floral pattern. Three edges finished with 1/2 in. wide hems. One edge selvage. Shawl pieced from two separate parts: 24 1/4 x 40 3/4 in. and 12 3/4 x 20 3/4 in. Hand stitched. Top taken fro be selvage edge. The small scale pattern and fine muslin suggest early 19th century.
Credit LineNewport Historical Society Collection