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Embroidered net shawl

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Long rectangular embroidered net shawl, powder over center of small spray of stylized carnations (?), deep border design on all four sides of pendent stylized full blown carnations forming irregularly scalloped edge, at each of narrow ends two large scale floral sprays, the two end borders and...

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Credit Line

Anonymous gift

American, 19th century

Object Place

United States


66.2 x 205 cm (26 1/16 x 80 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Embroidered net


Textiles and Fashion Arts