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Long cover made from pieces of a shawl

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Long cover, made up of pieces of a shawl. Jacquard-patterned compound twill weave with polychrome wefts; very fine black warp. Field shows dense pattern of pointed and curling leaves decorated with small blossoms and sprigs. In border, undulating floral vine. Lined with changeable purple-blue...

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Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of High School Scholarship Classes of Fine Arts

mid 1830s

Object Place

England or Scotland (probably)


58.8 x 134.6 cm (23 1/8 x 53 in.); Legacy dimension: L: 1.346; W: .588

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Medium or Technique

Imitation Kashmir; border: taffeta


Textiles and Fashion Arts