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Warp: wool; weft: silk. Jacquard-woven, long rectangular shawl with elongated cone motifs (butas) comprised of naturalistic floral sprays (roses, daisies and poppies) in predominant shades of pink, red, blue and green wool threads along sides and deep end borders (phalas) on cream-colored...

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Credit Line

Donated by Varney Thompson Elliott and Rosemary Thompson Franciscus in memory of Margaret Whitney Thompson

European (possibly French), mid-19th century

Dimensions

142.2 x 315 cm (56 x 124 in.); Legacy dimension: With fringe: 315.0 x 142.2 cm (124 x 56 in.)

Accession Number

1986.55

Medium or Technique

Wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes