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A triangular shawl

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A triangular shawl of sheer cream colored cotton edged with bobbin lace, embroidered on two short edges and in center back in design of slender vine with minute leaves, bearing berries, fruit and quatre foil, adn cinq foil blossoms, seperate sprays of flowers in center back with several blossoms...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. J. Bertram Williams

French, 19th century

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241.5 x 95.5 cm (95 1/16 x 37 5/8 x 95 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton mull with cotton embroidery, and linen bobbin lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts