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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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Gift of Mrs. Fred Bates Lund

French (possibly), 1825–75

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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)

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Printed silk crepe


Textiles and Fashion Arts