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Long rectangular shawl

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Long rectangular shawl of white mull, embroidered with white cotton; triple border across two ends of minute floral sparys worked in eyelet and satin stitches; narrow border on two long sides of eyelet embroidered minute buds; several small holes and stains.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Barton Hall

Indian, early 19th century

Object Place

India

Dimensions

60 x 230.5 cm (23 5/8 x 90 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

48.1130

Medium or Technique

Cotton with cotton embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes