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A long rectangular shawl

French
19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

66.5 cm (26 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.2347

Medium or Technique

Silk; Woven, gauze

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

A long rectangular shawl of fine plaid woven with silk warps mostly in white in gauze technique with narrow stripes of heavier white and purple silk, wefts all wool striped white and dark green, a knotted fringe of purple and white wool on two short ends; (fringe much eaten by moths), a number of small brown stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Rebecca W. McLanathan