Silk Gauze Trellis Shawl c 1850

Silk Gauze Trellis Shawl
c 1850

Striped Silk Shawl 1820's

Striped Silk Shawl
1820's

Printed Shawls of Paisley Design 1800-1870

Beautiful shawls were hand block printed all over the Britain, worn by middle class ladies for summer and evening wear and by the lower middle and working classes. A shawl was the essential fashion accessory.