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Border of a shawl or scarf

The ground is woven with white silk. The design of two borders consists of conventional pear or palm forms separated by flowers. The guard bands have a design of undulating lines bearing flowers in profile. The piece is woven with red, blue and green cotton and white silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Scottish (Paisley) or English,

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Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk


Textiles and Fashion Arts