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Rectangular shawl

American
first half 19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

80.5 x 313 cm (31 11/16 x 123 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

53.233

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Long rectangular shawl; white mull embroidered with white cotton; narrow border on all four sides of serpentine vine with pointed leaves, deep border design on two ends of branches from outer border vine, alternately bearing leaves and masses of small holes, some carefully darned.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates