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Shawl

1938.1432 (RS266841)

Description

Sheer white cotton; embroidered and hem stitched border on all sides; 21 1/2" inner border at ends with paisley (boteh) motifs outlined with drawnwork scalloped edge, sprigged center; rectangular.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1815-1825
Inscriptions
Stamped on twill tape: ""Stevens"" Possibly George Stevens of Narragansett, RI?
Material
textiles
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
SHAWL
shawls
textiles
Unidentified Textile
Dimensions
31 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1938.1432
GUSN
40061

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