Shawl

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1860-1865

GUSN

GUSN-29998

Description

Small black center with borders of red and purple with white and yellow; embroidered compartmentalized border - 3 1/2"; ?1/2"(3 or 2 or 13 or ???) woven inner border, primarily white; woven in pieces.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shawls
embroidering
wool (textile)
Shawl
Shawl

Inscription

Arabic letters. According to Nancy Rexford - inner white border woven with initials ""ER(?)"" ""*73532"" with sealing wax = tax stamp, import stamp.

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

India

Object Type

Clothing; Outerwear

Dimensions

78 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1923.580