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Shawl

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Rectangular wool shawl; large field shows circular medallion in center with white ground decorated with central rosette and large blossoms; quadrants of this medallion decorate the four corners of the field. Rest of field covered entirely with single blossoms and floral sprays in compartments...

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Credit Line

Gift of Gino Lorenzo Perera

Scottish (Paisley or Edinburgh), first half of 19th century

Object Place

Edinborough or Paris, England or France

Dimensions

173 x 168 cm (68 1/8 x 66 1/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 168.0 x 173.0 cm (66 1/8 x 68 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

56.1309

Medium or Technique

Wool, Silk; Wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes