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Shawl

probably English (Norwich)
About 1820


Object Place: Norwich, England

Dimensions

126 x 240 cm (49 5/8 x 94 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

61.1106

Medium or Technique

Ground: 2/2 Z twill ground patterned with supplementary discontinuous patterning wefts tied in 3/1 Z twill, clipped ; Border: 1/3 Z twill ground patterned with supplementary discontinuous patterning wefts tied in 3/1 Z twill, clipped; Warp: silk; Weft; silk?; pattern weft: wool

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Red wool, design woven with blue, yellow, brown, green and ecru wools. Typical European imitation of an Indian design. Good condition.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb