Long rectangular shawl
Late 18th–early 19th century
Object Place: India
299 x 88 cm (117 11/16 x 34 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton with cotton embroidery and drawn work
Not On View
White mull embroidered with white cotton; narrow border design on all four sides of repeat of pointed leaf or blossom with lance-shaped edges bent back on own stem; inner deep border on two short ends of repeat of slender cone made up of drawn work leaves, rosettes in interspaces. Very fragile, a number of holes and breaks many carefully darned, much yellowed, many brownish stains.
Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.
Gift of Mrs. Grosvenor Calkins