1920s black silk fringed shawl floral embroidery

1910s-1920s Clothing

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Long, knotted silk fringe trims this 1920s evening shawl, made of lightweight black silk crepe with pink, green, and pale gold silk floral embroidery. This lovely fringed silk shawl is a large square (50” by 50”), and looks great folded in half into either a triangle or a rectangle—shown both ways in the photos. It is in very good condition, with one mend along a small section at one edge, where a single tassel is missing (see close-up photo). Also, there are a few loose threads in the floral embroidery, and the silk fringe has some tangles in it from storage, and few broken-off, shorter strands. This 100-year-old, 1920s fringe-trimmed and floral-embroidered evening shawl is in very good condition, remarkable for its age!

Size: 50” by 50” without fringe.
Fringe: 16” long
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