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Shawl

Description

Robins egg blue ground with 3" border of red, pink, ochre and black quasi-Indian sprig motif; large square corner motif with quarter circles; with motif similar to border large center square tilted on diagonal with ochre ground with blue and red shawl sprigs natural tied-on fringe at warp ends.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1855-1865
Location of origin
India
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
silk (textile)
twill
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
foliation (pattern)
SHAWL
shawls
Silk
silk (textile)
Sprig
Transfer Printed
Twill
twill
Women's clothing
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
39 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1928.41
GUSN
31924

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