Purple silk shawl, American, ca. 1840. This shows a very effective use of changeante (iridescent) silk which would constantly shimmer and change color with each movement of the wearer. This type of subdued color was popular in the 1840s.
Inspiration Frida Kahlo – GUDRUN SJÖDÉN – “Froda” silk shawl A shawl made of pure silk is both beautiful and warming for the neck or shoulders. It also makes a great gift. This delightful creation is printed with the “Froda” pattern. Article number 67911 Price £ 44 ImageDetailsRead more 100% silk. Handwash 30°. Made in India.