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Shawl

1975.196 (RS269366)

Description

Sheer cream ground, threads have brown spot dye to create salt and pepper in (is?, with?) 1/2" wide border with narrow bright blue silk stripe; broad black stripe on side of unknown fiber that was highly glazed before and possibly after, weaving, so that it keeps an open weave.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1860
Material
textiles
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
SHAWL
shawls
textiles
Unidentified Textile
Women's clothing
Dimensions
65 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1975.196
GUSN
49262

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