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Shawl

1915.39 (RS266822)

Description

Off-white ground with 18" border of overlapping branches in Kashmer style; in bright blue, pink and orange; center filled with botehs; cotton warp, wool weft; fringe all around; tied -on fringe at selvages; pale pink border all around.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1835-1850
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
cotton (textile)
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
African American
Black History
block printing (relief printing process)
Branch
Cotton
cotton (textile)
ethnohistory
foliation (pattern)
Kashmer
Kashmiri
SHAWL
shawls
Transfer Printed
Women's clothing
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
59 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1915.39
GUSN
13588

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