“The Cashmere Shawl”


A man criticizes a girl for ostentatiously wearing a cashmere shawl. She answers that she got it "by my hard earnings." Besides, he is dressed like a dandy himself. He says "with pride you are gone to the devil for wearing the cashmere shawl".


  1. Peacock, pp. 777-778, "The Cashmere Shawl" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #9942
  3. BI, Pea778


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1959 (Peacock)
Found in: Canada(Newf)