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Shawl

French
1878


Dimensions

141.5 x 278 cm (55 11/16 x 109 7/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 2.78 x 1.415

Accession Number

94.207

Medium or Technique

Silk bobbin lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

This shawl was made with black silk thread. Triangular in shape with the design of naturalistic acorns and oak leaves, roses and other flowers.

Provenance

This shawl was made with black silk thread, for the Paris exhibition in 1878, where it was bought by Mrs. Donald Kenedy.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Donald Kenedy, by Miss Louise Kenedy