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Shawl

Indian
early 19th century


Dimensions

266 x 86 cm (104 3/4 x 33 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.1019

Medium or Technique

Cotton mull with cotton embroidery

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Shawl. Ground: cream colored muslin. Design: a deep border across each end, with large “palms” worked with cream colored cotton in laid stitches and drawnwork. Narrow borders along two edges with small “palms” and conventionalized flowers. Stained.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Estate of Mrs. Mary F. Bowker