Shawl

Indian
19th century


Dimensions

164 x 173 cm (64 9/16 x 68 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

32.426

Medium or Technique

Cotton with cotton embroidery

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Shawl. Ground: cream colored muslin. Design: border of conventionalized flowers and foliage and small birds worked in laid and drawn stitches in cream colored cotton. In two diagonal corners large sprays of delicate flowers are worked. Torn in several places.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss E. D. Boardman