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Shawl

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Black silk(?) net shawl embroidered with Art Deco design of spirals and stylized roses worked in celadon green and torquoise silk yarns; details embellished with black glass beads.

Provenance

Inherited from mother who acquired shawl while on trip to Paris in 1928-29

Credit Line

Gift of Elsa C. Fox in memory of her mother Annie G. Cohen

French (Paris), 1928–29

Dimensions

H x L: 57 x 52 in. (144.8 x 132.1 cm)

Accession Number

2000.961

Medium or Technique

Silk(?); machine net, embroidered with silk yarns and glass beads

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes