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Shawl

1940.524 (RS266847)

Description

Sheer white cotton; scalloped edges; embroidered; 1-1/2" border of leaves & branches all around; 14" inner border at ends of drawnwork in radiating sprays of flowers & wheat.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1815
Location of origin
India
Material
cotton (textile)
drawn thread work
embroidering
scalloping
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
drawn thread work
Drawnwork
Embroidered
embroidering
festoon (motif)
floral patterns
Garland
Scalloped
scalloping
SHAWL
shawls
Women's clothing
Dimensions
36 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1940.524
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Hope Gray
GUSN
40620

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