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Long rectangular shawl

Probably French (provincial)
Probably around 1830s

Object Place: France


139.3 x 282.3 cm (54 13/16 x 111 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

1/3 Z twill with supplementary continuous patterning wefts tied in 3/1 Z twill, clipped; warp: silk; main weft: wool; patterning wefts: wool

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Textiles and Fashion Arts



Long rectangular shawl; tomato red ground (silk warp, wool weft); deep border design on short ends and narrower border design on all four sides, of cone motives, woven with polychrome wools in blue and green predominating; short red fringe sewed on two ends; several small holes and stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Dexter