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Woman's shawl

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Woman's "moon" shawl, white ground with red, blue, black, and yellow central medallion, which is an eight-pointed stylized flower blossom with petals, bands, berries, and stippling throughout; small red flowers with leaves cover central area; quarter medallions at corners; bands of stylized flower...

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Provenance

Worn by a member of the Robbins family; inherited by Ellen A. Stone; gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

probably Scottish, worn in America, late 18th to early 19th century

Place of Manufacture

probably Scotland

Place of Use

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 108 x 111.8 cm (42 1/2 x 44 in.)

Accession Number

99.843

Medium or Technique

Block-printed cotton plain weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes