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Shawl

French
about 1835


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 1.32 x 1.33

Accession Number

16.314

Medium or Technique

1/3 Z twill patterned with supplementary continuous patterning wefts tied in plain weave; Warp: silk; main weft: wool; pattern weft: wool

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Red ground, in the middle is a large square of irregular forms, filled with flowers and leaves, in each corner are sections of a similar medalion. Around four sides are borders of floral and geometrical forms, from the upper one spring conventional plant forms. Folded when photographed.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection