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Shawl

Description

Shawl of square form with "cafe aulait" colored center enclosed by printed border of "seaweed-like sprigs enclosed by deuse bands of flowerheads and twigs," in blue, green and pink. Note: border printed on two sides of the back and two sides of the front, so it could be folded for in triangle and have border show [see cataloguing worksheet for diagram].

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1840
Location of origin
Europe
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
SHAWL
shawls
Transfer Printed
Wool
Woven
Dimensions
49 x 53 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.562
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
10670

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