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Shawl

Indian
19th century


Dimensions

263 x 82 cm (103 9/16 x 32 5/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .82 x 2.63

Accession Number

33.401

Medium or Technique

Embroidered muslin

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Ground: cream colored muslin. Design: deep border at each end, each containing three “palms” or “cones” worked in laid and drawn stitches with cream colored cotton. A delicate floral cream colored edges the whole shawl. Stained.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Maria G. Webber