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Shawl

1933.1061 (RS267988)

Description

Cream ground - silk and cotton twisted together; woven to create natural fringe on all sides; 4 1/2" border of Indian inspired motif in scarlet, olive, black; 7" (9?) inner border of vaguely Indian inspired motif of with 8" corner motif in opposing corners in same colors.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1850
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
cotton (textile)
silk (textile)
twill
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
festoon (motif)
floral patterns
Garland
paisley
Paisley
SHAWL
shawls
Silk
silk (textile)
Transfer Printed
Twill
twill
Women's clothing
Dimensions
43.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1933.1061
GUSN
35959

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