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Shawl

Description

Shawl of square form with red center with interwovened cones and stylized palmettes woven in green, yellow, blue, pink and beige within a wide inner border of shaped reserves woven with varims Parsely motifs on a red, yellow or green ground, all enclosed by a narrow outer border patterned with floral devices and fringe at two ends.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1850
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
weaving
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Floral
floral patterns
paisley
Paisley
SHAWL
shawls
weaving
Wool
wool (textile)
Woven
Dimensions
72 x 72 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.563
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
10671

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