Deaccessioned June 22, 2017

Shawl


Dimensions

176 x 166 cm (69 5/16 x 65 3/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.66 x 1.76

Accession Number

26.275

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

The forms of Kashmir weaving are reproduced in the design which has a circular medallion in the center, and quarter medallions in the corners. The ground is black, the design is woven with red, green, white and a little neutral yellow wool. The warp is black silk. Very worn and patched.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. LeBaron Russell Briggs, Jr.