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Long rectangular shawl

Probably English (Norwich)

Object Place: Norwich, England


304.8 x 664.21 cm (120 x 261 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Field: 2/2 Z twill ground; Borders: 1/3 Z twill ground patterned with supplementary continuous patterning wefts tied in 3/1 Z twill, clipped; Warp: silk or cotton; main weft: silk; pattern weft: wool

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Textiles and Fashion Arts



Long rectangular silk and cotton shawl; cream colored ground with deep double border at each end of cone motif with blue and red predominant; narrow side borders of minute vine design in blue and red sewed to the body of shawl; fragile; a number of minute holes; new patches and darns.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace Morison