This elegant jacquard shawl adapts the floral design from a gorgeous Favrile glass vase in The Met collection. Designed about 1909 by Louis Comfort Tiffany (American, 1848–1933), this striking object is embellished with white gladioli. Popular among Art Nouveau artisans, this motif offered a nearly infinite range of colorways. The designer never sold this vase; rather, he kept it in his own collection.
Louis Comfort Tiffany (American, 1848–1933) embodied the artistic spirit of America's Gilded Age. In the early 1890s, he developed a method of blending different colors together in glass while it was in a molten state, calling the results ''Favrile,'' for which he was widely celebrated.
- 40% wool / 40% viscose / 20% silk
- 79 x 28 inches; Fringe: 1 inch
- Dry clean only
- Produced by the Metropolitan Museum of Art