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Four elongated paisley designs on floral ground printed along both ends of rectangular shawl in shades of coral, violet, yellow, pale green, black and white on sheer silk tabby; deep blue center area and borders. All-over brocaded floral design resembling Chinese cloud bands create contrast...

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Provenance

Purchased by donor's father, Ward Dick Kerlin, 1920s; Gift to the MFA, 1986

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Amos N. Wilder

English, 1920s

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

262.89 x 93.98 cm (103 1/2 x 37 in.)

Accession Number

1986.232

Medium or Technique

Silk brocade with silk chiffon lining

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes