Sentence Examples with the word shawl

It is of cloth, shawl or camel-hair cloth, and is lined with silk or cloth, flannel or fur.

Morel, a short sturdy Frenchman with inflamed and streaming eyes, was wearing a woman's cloak and had a shawl tied woman fashion round his head over his cap.

The carpet-looms at work now number several hundreds, while looms of silk and shawl number less than half what they did in 1890.

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Either from awkwardness or intentionally (no one could have said which) after the shawl had been adjusted he kept his arm around her for a long time, as though embracing her.

It has lapels, as with us, and is trimmed with gold lace, shawl or fur, or is worn quite plain.

One female figure moved forward, wrapping a shawl around Evelyn's shoulders and placing a translator on her ear.

Suddenly her door opened softly and her old nurse, Praskovya Savishna, who hardly ever came to that room as the old prince had forbidden it, appeared on the threshold with a shawl round her head.

Over this the ricinium or ricer, a shawl covering the head and shoulders, was worn in early times, and retained by certain priestesses as an official costume; 4 but it gave place to the palla, the equivalent of the Greek himation, and the dress of the Roman women henceforward differed in no essential particular from that of the Greek.

Two footmen, the princess' and his own, stood holding a shawl and a cloak, waiting for the conversation to finish.

But just as Daniel was about to go Natasha came in with rapid steps, not having done up her hair or finished dressing and with her old nurse's big shawl wrapped round her.