Long rectangular wool shawl

European
early 19th century


Object Place: Europe

Dimensions

138.5 x 294 cm (54 1/2 x 115 3/4 in.); Legacy dimension: 115 11/16 x 54 1/2 in. (294.0 x 138.5 cm)

Accession Number

48.516

Medium or Technique

2/2 Z twill ground patterned with supplementary continuous patterning wefts tied in 3/1 Z twill, clipped; Warp: wool; weft: wool; pattern wefts: wool

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Cream colored ground with border at each end with repeat of polychrome lily-like floral cluster; narrow outer border on all four sides of minute flowering vine; a few small holes and stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Bertram G. Waters