early 19th century
266 x 86 cm (104 3/4 x 33 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton mull with cotton embroidery
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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.
Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.
Gift of Estate of Mrs. Mary F. Bowker