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Shawl

French
mid-19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

166.3 x 171.3 cm (65 1/2 x 67 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.578

Medium or Technique

Wool; twill, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Square shawl designed to be worn folded over; fine black wool twill with two hanging corners embroidered with black sik thread in design of trefoil flowers and leaves framed in pointed oval; small floral sprig embroidered over ground of lower corner.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss E. Elizabeth Sears, in memory of her sister, Mary Crease Sears