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Shawl in Floral Vines, printed silk crepe

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Cream-colored silk crepe ground, printed in shades of red, yellow, green, blue, violet, brown, and black. Pattern, with motifs having stepped contours to imitate woven patterns, shows double narrow band with conventionalized floral vine alternating with broad bands showing large single blossoms...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Fred Bates Lund

French (possibly), 1825–75

Object Place

France

Dimensions

85.5 x 86 cm (33 11/16 x 33 7/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 33 7/8 x 33 5/8 in. (0.86 x 0.855 m)

Accession Number

56.132

Medium or Technique

Printed silk crepe

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes