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Sheer silk tabby shawl dyed in vibrant shades of pink, gold, violet and green. Repeating wreath motif brocaded in gold and red metallic threads along sides and end borders. Snap closure concealed with decorative, flower-shaped "button" of assorted padded silks. Condition: good; some thread loss...

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Purchased by Ward Dick Kerlin, father of Catherine Kerlin Wilder (Mrs. Amos N. Wilder), in the 1920's. Amos Wilder is the brother of American playwright Thorton Wilder.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Amos N. Wilder

English (London), 1920s

Object Place

London, England


219.7 x 92 cm (86 1/2 x 36 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk sheer-tabby dyed with gold-colored and painted metal thread brocade, metal snaps, and padded ornaments


Textiles and Fashion Arts