Gray shawl identified as Quaker shawl belonging to Rebecca Collins of Philadelphia (Mrs. Jonathon Knight). Shawl has green tint and 1 1/4 in. fringe on all sides. Two edges are selvage and two are unfinished. Tag "Quaker Shawl (Rebecca Collins) D. 238 B" removed from object. Sewing thread was damaging object. Tag stored with object.
Credit LineGift of Mrs. E. Maitland Armstrong
Related People & OrganizationsKnight, Rebecca Collins, Mrs. (associated)
Armstrong, E. Maitland, Mrs. (associated)