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Woman's shawl

European, used in America
before 1820


Place of Manufacture: Europe; Place of Use: Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 249.6 x 118.7 cm (98 1/4 x 46 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

45.605

Medium or Technique

Silk twill with wool continuous supplementary patterning weft (clipped)

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Beige rectangular shawl with red, green, blue-green, light brown, and blue paisley pattern; row of large pines (10 1/2” high) at ends with floral borders, inner galleries with sixteen smaller pines (2 3/4” high), beige fringe at ends; side borders with floral trails pattern and rolled edges. Paisley shawl

Provenance

Used by the Robbins family of Lexington, MA; Inherited by Dr. Merrell L. Stout from Ellen A. Stone; Gift to the MFA, June, 1945

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Merrell L. Stout