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Shawl

1923.580 (RS266250)

Description

Small black center with borders of red and purple with white and yellow; embroidered compartmentalized border - 3 1/2"; ?1/2"(3 or 2 or 13 or ???) woven inner border, primarily white; woven in pieces.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1865
Inscriptions
Arabic letters. According to Nancy Rexford - inner white border woven with initials ""ER(?)"" ""*73532"" with sealing wax = tax stamp, import stamp.
Location of origin
India
Material
embroidering
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing; Outerwear
Descriptive terms
embroidering
Shawl
shawls
wool (textile)
Dimensions
78 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1923.580
GUSN
29998

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