Shawl

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1835-1850

GUSN

GUSN-13588

Description

Off-white ground with 18" border of overlapping branches in Kashmer style; in bright blue, pink and orange; center filled with botehs; cotton warp, wool weft; fringe all around; tied -on fringe at selvages; pale pink border all around.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shawls
block printing (relief printing process)
cotton (textile)
wool (textile)
African American
ethnohistory
foliation (pattern)
Kashmiri
Women's clothing
Wool
Cotton
Branch
Kashmer
Black History
Transfer Printed
SHAWL

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

59 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1915.39