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Woman's shawl

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Pink silk gauze shawl, ivory woven border design, printed black design, fringe ends.


Worn by donor's great-aunt Caira Robbins (1794-1881); Inherited by Ellen A. Stone; Gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

European, worn in America, early 19th century

Place of Manufacture

England or Continental Europe

Object Place

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States


104.8 x 92.1 cm (41 1/4 x 36 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk gauze with plain weave stripe, white bands self-patterned in twill order, printed


Textiles and Fashion Arts