A stunning and bold design. It is rare to find very narrow stoles.
This is a wonderful example of a young woman wearing a similar shawl in the 1820s.
John Cox Dillman Engleheart (1784-1872) Portrait of Miss Curzon signed Engleheart pinxit, also signed verso J. D. Engleheart Pinxit 1820, C***?, Newman St, London.
Each end border with stylised and bold flowers and leaves, in pink, rust, yellow, green, banana and white on a dark blue silk twill weave ground, the edges woven with ribbons with a yellow, blue, black damask effect.
Length: 8ft 6 in; 2.6 m
Width: 19 1/2 in; 50 cm
Price: on request
Ref N°: 8191
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