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Shawl

Italian (Rome)
Second half 19th century


Object Place: Rome, Italy

Dimensions

184 cm (72 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.123

Medium or Technique

Silk; woven

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Large square shawl of striped silk, reddish purple, yellow, white, and black predominating, woven in stripes in exactly the same manner as the so-called “Roman Sashes”; all four edges finished with a narrow hem and knotted fringe in same colors as woven stripes.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry A. Morss, Jr.